. Howitzers soon to be ready for use in Ukraine, Germany’s defense minister says « JO LEE MAGAZINE

Reuters – The training of Ukrainian troops on German howitzers will soon be completed, paving the way for the use of the weapons in the war in Ukraine, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Tuesday.

Ukraine has pleaded for the West to send more and better artillery as the country runs out of ammunition for its existing Soviet-era arsenal, which is dwarfed by Russia’s.

Western countries have promised NATO-standard weapons but deploying them is taking time.

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