Germany confirms PzH 2000 howitzer delivery to Ukraine

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German Federal Minister of Defence Christine Lambrecht confirmed connected Friday the state supplied its Panzerhaubitz 2000 (PzH 2000) self-propelled howitzers to antagonistic Russian troops that volition beryllium warring successful the country’s east.

Germany volition present 7 PzH 2000 to Ukraine. An statement had been reached connected this, said Christine Lambrecht connected Friday successful Sliac successful Slovakia.

The modern artillery systems should travel from ongoing repairs.


Spiegel’s Matthias Gebauer said connected Twitter that еhe grooming for Ukrainian Soldiers successful Germany volition commencement adjacent week and the bundle of artillery systems could beryllium sent to Ukraine successful the adjacent weeks.

News: Germany and the Netherlands volition present a Howitzer bundle (12 Panzerhaubitze2000 systems / 7 from DEU, 5 from NL) to #Ukraine soon. The grooming for UKR soldiers successful Germany volition commencement adjacent week, the bundle could beryllium sent to UKR successful the adjacent weeks – DEU def min Lambrecht.

— Matthias Gebauer (@gebauerspon) May 6, 2022

The Panzerhaubitze 2000 (“armoured howitzer 2000”), abbreviated PzH 2000, is simply a German self-propelled howitzer developed by Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) and Rheinmetall for the German Army. The PzH 2000 is 1 of the astir almighty accepted artillery systems deployed successful the 2010s.

The PzH 2000 is simply a 155mm 52 calibers (L52) self-propelled howitzer designed to supply indirect occurrence enactment to accelerated absorption forces and artillery regiments. It is compatible with each 155 NATO modular shells and charges, and features precocious rates of occurrence with outstanding accuracy.