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Rheinmetall will give Ukraine a Frankenstein tank capable of shooting down missiles and drones

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jun18,2024

Rheinmetall will give Ukraine a Frankenstein tank capable of shooting down missiles and drones

The German arms concern Rheinmetall will give Ukraine an air defense system — a hybrid of the Leopard 1 tank and the Skyranger anti-aircraft system. Thanks to the tank chassis, Frankenstein will be able to move over rough terrain, which will make it a full-fledged air defense system of the ground forces.

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The Skyranger turret, which is an anti-aircraft gun, will be installed on the chassis. system with a 35 mm automatic cannon and a 360-degree view of the battlefield. It is capable of fighting drones and other low-barrage targets.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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