Germany Transfers MARS II MLRS, PzH 2000 Howitzers to Ukraine

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Germany Transfers MARS II MLRS, PzH 2000 Howitzers to Ukraine
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The German government said it has transferred two additional MARS II multiple rocket launchers and four Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled howitzers to war-torn Ukraine.

Kyiv has also received two unmanned vehicles. Germany did not provide any details about the type and purpose of these unmanned vehicles.

The total number of MARS II handed over to the Ukrainian forces have increased to 5 units.

Germany is also shipping over 6 thousand of 155mm artillery shells and 186 thousand ammunition to 40mm grenade launchers to Ukraine within the same aid packages.

Related news: Arms Supply to Ukraine Depleting German Army Stocks

At the end of September, Berlin agreed to transfer additional artillery to Ukraine. In September, they also reported the transfer of two additional Mars II and approximately 200 GMLRS missiles.

From Germany, Ukraine has received first of four IRIS-T air defense systems, 30 Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns, Slovak Zuzana 2 howitzers, 59,000 shells for the Gepard, five 227-mm M270 MARS MLRS, 12 155-mm PzH 2000 howitzers, 3,000 Panzerfaust 3 anti-tank missile systems, about 15,000 anti-tank mines, 54 M113 infantry fighting vehicles, and 3,200 portable anti-aircraft missile systems.

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