Ukraine received German Gepard installations and ammunition

Ukraine received German Gepard installations and ammunition

Ukraine received German Gepard launchers and their ammunition

Photo: ZSU Gepard/Getty Images

Germany handed over six more Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns (ZSU) to the Ukrainian military.

As follows from the list on the website of the German Chancellor, 6,000 ammunition for

It is added to the list of the German defense department that the military aid package also includes 3,000 155-mm shells (1,000 lighting and 2,000 smoke).

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Recall that the first German Gepard installations arrived in Ukraine in July 2022. At the same time, approximately 49 thousand shells for this weapon were delivered during August alone.

Before that, on September 14, Germany announced that transferred four more Gepard installations to Ukraine.

BAGNET notes, Gepard has an automated firing system that takes into account atmospheric pressure, temperature and humidity, as well as wind speed and direction during operation, to simplify targeting.

Thanks to the installations, infrastructure facilities will be covered from attacks by Russian helicopters and aircraft at low and ultra-low altitudes.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga