• 14/04/2024 17:41

France wants to increase production to 5,000 artillery shells per month, – Ministry of Defense

France may increase the production of artillery ammunition and enter displays in 4-5 thousand pieces per month .

This was stated by the Minister of the French Armed Forces Sebastien Lecornu, RBC-Ukraine reported on Le Monde.

“I am already convinced that we can increase from 4000 to 5000 155- mm of shells for a month,” the minister said during the hearing at the National Elections.

Lekornyu guessed that at the beginning of the war in Ukraine, France was producing a thousand ammunition per month, and then increased it to 2000 in 2023.

Win added that in the fierce France went out to the crowd production is 3 thousand shells per month, although the rate is still low. Lecornu also said that the problems are with gunpowder and production lines.

According to the words of the minister, the defense company Nexter is doing everything possible to invest in production and open the additional supply line.

Paris conference I am with military assistance to Ukraine

On February 26, a working meeting of nearly 20 European leaders met at the Elysee Palace in Paris. The conference participants discussed ways to resist Russia and possible ways to help Ukraine resist the aggressor, in the context of the difficult situation at the front over the past few years.

Behind the conference bags, French President Emmanuel Macron criticized the EU’s proposal to transfer a million shells to Ukraine, which is not could immediately vacate – as of January 1, 2024, the EU countries would have accumulated more than 600 thousand ammunition.

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky said it was a pity that the EU had supplied Kiev with less than 30% of the total ammunition for the war. death 2024 roku.< /p>

The head of European diplomacy, Josep Borrell, noted that Ukraine is withdrawing more than 1 million artillery shells from the EU until the end of the flow of doom.

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