The Ukrainian government has purchased 5,100 anti-tank weapons from a German arms manufacturer. The German press agency learned about this from Ukrainian government circles. “Welt” and the newspaper “Bild” had previously reported on the purchase. The Federal Ministry of Economics, which is responsible for arms export controls, declined to comment on request.
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The manufacturer of the RGW90 HH “Matador” shoulder-launched weapons is the Dynamit Nobel Defense armament company in Burbach, North Rhine-Westphalia. The Ukrainian government will bear the costs of 25 million euros. 2,650 of the weapons have already arrived in Ukraine on Saturday, with the remaining 2,450 to be delivered in weekly installments after completion at the end of May. (dpa)