Germany has announced another package of military assistance to Ukraine, according to the German government website.
14 Bandvagn 206 all-terrain vehicles, a Biber bridge laying vehicle, two WiSENT 1 MC engineering vehicles, seven HX81 tractors and eight trailers for them, 21 border security vehicles, radio stations for Leopard tanks, 99 satellite communication terminals, a set of spare parts for the Vektor UAV, 20,000 safety glasses , 239 cryptophones, 32,823 40 mm ammunition for grenade launchers, 1,202 infusion pumps (medical equipment).
The Cabinet of Ministers clarifies that the new package includes part of the stocks from Bundeswehr warehouses, as well as joint supplies with other partners, partially financed from funds from the Federal Government’s Skills Development Initiatives.
How do the German Biber bridge layers work, which allow Ukrainian Armed Forces tanks to overcome water obstacles and ditches?
In April of this year, Ukraine, Poland and Germany, as part of the Ramstein meeting, signed an agreement on the creation of a Center for technical support and maintenance of Ukrainian Leopard tanks.
The first Leopard tanks appeared in Ukraine in February 2023 – they were transferred to the Ukrainian Armed Forces by Poland. Subsequently, these tanks were transferred to the Ukrainian side by partners from other countries, including Germany and Spain.
“We were amazed by the tank’s capabilities.” Ukrainian military are mastering Leopard – Present Time report from a training ground in Poland: