Leopards for Ukraine? Rheinmetall boss: Certainly not before 2024

After British announcement to supply Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine D-online portal notes that more and more politicians in Germany are demanding that the country be supplied with Leopard 2 tanks. They are among them Politicians from the Green Party and the FDPForms the German government together with the SPD.

– The most used battle tank in Europe is the Leopard 2. Have enough maintenance skills and enough ammo – Green Party politician said, Anton Hofreiter, President of the European Parliamentary Committee. – Therefore, it is now clear to turn to our European partners Jointly deliver Leopard 2s to Ukraine – added.

Presents a different view Armin Paperker of RheinmetallManufactures weapons. – Germany will not be able to deliver Leopards to Ukraine before 2024. Although the decision was made to deliver them tomorrow, he points out in a recent interview “Build”.

We have about 88 Leopard 1s. We cannot repair these tanks without an order The cost is several hundred million euros Paperker notes.


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