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Germany hands over short-range IRIS-T systems to Ukraine

Aug 17, 2023

On Thursday, August 17, the German government reported on the next tranche of military aid to Ukraine over the past week, including two IRIS-T SLS launchers.

Evropeiska Pravda reported this with reference to the press service of the German government.

In addition to the IRIS-T launchers, Germany handed over 4,500 155-mm smoke shells to Ukraine.


The new package also includes 10 GO12 ground surveillance radars.

Ukraine also received four HX81 tractors, four semi-trailers, and eight forklifts.

IRIS-T SLS is a short-range air defense system. There are no transport and launch containers in the SAM system. The missile has a range of 12 km at a target height of up to 8 km.

Author - Olena Madiak, 17/08/2023

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