IRIS-T missiles and ammunition: Germany announced major military aid package for Ukraine worth €1.3 billion 11/21/2023 16:49:59. Total views 343. Views today — 0.

During his visit to Kyiv, German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius announced a new aid package for Ukraine, totaling €1.3 billion, which includes four air defense systems. Pistorius made this announcement during a joint briefing with Ukrainian Defense Minister Rustem Umerov on November 21.

"This is the fifth such package since last winter. And I am confident that it will help you in your fight against russian aggression", - said Pistorius.

The new package will include:

·        4 IRIS-T missile systems

·        20,000 155mm caliber projectiles

·        Anti-tank mines

·        Other weaponry

Additionally, Boris Pistorius stated that Germany plans to supply Ukraine with 140,000 155mm projectiles next year.

However, concerning the delivery of long-range missiles, the German Defense Minister noted that "there is no new information about Taurus".

As reported earlier, the United States announced a new aid package for Ukraine amounting to $100 million.