Germany To More Than Triple Ammunition Purchases After Stockpile Depleted Through Ukraine ‘Gifts’ – ZeroHedge 9/7/23


Amid the broader problem of Ukrainian frontlines not advancing against superior Russian artillery and vast mine fields, Europe has been scrambling to boost its military support to Kiev. But now the problem of Europe’s own diminishing defense supplies is being felt more than ever, as many predicted.

On Wednesday German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said his country plans to drastically ramp up purchases of ammunition in 2024, in an effort to replenish Germany’s own stocks which were depleted by donations to Ukraine.

“We aim to more than triple our spending on ammunition purchases in 2024,” he said in a speech before parliament, but without revealing further details….

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