The Ministry of Defense announced the destruction of the German “Cheetah” in Ukraine
Ministry of Defense: Russian troops destroyed the German “Cheetah” in the Nikolaev region Ukraine received the first three “Cheetah” from Germany on August 8, reported the Armed Forces of Ukraine A total of 30 anti-aircraft self-propelled guns are expected to be delivered “(max-width: 320px) and (-webkit-min-device-pixel-ratio: 2), (max-width: 320px) and (min-resolution: 192dpi)” >
Anti-aircraft gun tank “Gepard”
Russian forces have destroyed in the Nikolaev region of Ukraine a self-propelled anti-aircraft installation (ZSU) “Gepard” supplied by Germany, the Russian Ministry of Defense reported.
“An anti-aircraft missile combat vehicle supplied to the Kyiv regime by Germany -cannon complex «Gepard»,— The report says.
At the request of Roskomnadzor, RBC provides data on the details of the military operation in Ukraine based on information from Russian official sources.
Two Ukrainian platoons of Grad multiple launch rocket systems, two artillery platoons of D-20 guns and two platoons of D-30 howitzers were also destroyed on the territory of the Donetsk People's Republic, the ministry noted. In the city of Kramatorsk, a launcher of the Ukrainian S-300 anti-aircraft missile system was destroyed, the message says.
German-made self-propelled anti-aircraft gun “Gepard” (air defense tank “Gepard”) is armed with two 35-mm cannons with an effective firing range of 5.5 thousand meters. Blocks of smoke grenade launchers are also installed on both sides of the tower.
About Berlin's plans to supply Kyiv with “Gepards” ; In June, Andriy Melnyk, now the former Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany, reported. He claimed that 15 “Cheetahs” will deliver before the end of July, another 15— until the end of August.
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At the same time, Germany has problems with ammunition for SPAAGs. In July, Spiegel, citing sources, said that the German government had found an enterprise in Norway that could supply them. ground forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine reported on Facebook (owned by Meta, which is recognized in Russia as extremist and banned) that three Gepards already delivered to Ukraine. The command added that a total of 30 ZSUs are expected to be delivered. 100 Ukrainian servicemen have been trained to operate them, the report says.
The Russian special military operation in Ukraine has been going on since the end of February. Moscow has repeatedly criticized Western arms supplies to Kyiv. Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that due to such supplies, the geography of the special operation would expand.