Germany handed over to Ukraine 3 more Gepard self-propelled anti-aircraft guns and 11 M113 tracked armored personnel carriers

The German authorities have announced that they have transferred new military aid to Ukraine.

What is known

It's about three

additional self-propelled anti-aircraft installationsGepard. Now there are 15 of them in Ukraine, but there will be more - 18. Gepard is designed to cover ground forces, destroy air targets at slant ranges from 100 m to 4 km and at altitudes up to 3 km, flying at speeds up to 350-400 m/s, and also ground and surface targets from a range of up to 4500 meters. ZSU built on the chassis of the Leopard tank. It is manufactured by Krauss-Maffei.


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Gepard

In addition to Gepard, Germany also handed over 11tracked armored personnel carriers M113. Earlier, Germany sent us 33 of these armored personnel carriers. Recall that the M113 is in service with the mechanized troops of the US Army and other armies of the world. It was developed in 1957-1959 by the British company BAE Systems. In total, there are about 80,000 such machines in the world.


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M113

Source: Bundesregierung