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Marder, trucks and more: Germany sends new military aid to Ukraine

Marder, trucks and more: Germany sends new military aid to Ukraine Photo: Germany delivers new military aid to Ukraine (Getty Images)

Germany has updated the list of military aid provided to Ukraine. The new package includes Marder infantry fighting vehicles (IFVs), trucks, and artillery shells, according to the German government and the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense.

In particular, Germany has delivered a batch of 20 Marder IFVs to Ukraine along with their ammunition.

Other items received by Ukraine include:

  • 1 mine-clearing tank Winsent-1

  • 5 tracked carriers Warthog Ambulance

  • 2380 155mm caliber shells

  • 2428 cryptophones

  • 2 8x8 HX81 trucks

  • 2 semi-trailers

  • 9 transport vehicles (trucks, minibuses, all-terrain vehicles)

  • 2 rapid response vehicles

Germany's assistance to Ukraine

Germany is a leader among countries providing assistance to the Ukrainian military. Berlin has supplied various artillery, Leopard tanks of both older and newer models, IRIS-T and Patriot air defense systems, ammunition, vehicles, drones, and other types of weaponry.

Yesterday, the German Minister of Defense, Boris Pistorius, announced a new aid package for Ukraine, which includes 4 IRIS-T systems, 20,000 155mm caliber shells, anti-tank mines, and other weaponry.

It was recently revealed that Ukraine will also receive mine-clearing tanks (Winsent 1) and 20 Marder infantry fighting vehicles from Berlin.