• 15/04/2024 18:42

Rheinmetall plans to produce nearly 700 thousand artillery shells by 2025

Defense concern Rheinmetall continues to increase the production of artillery ammunition and 202 5 Roku wants to go to the show for 700 thousand pieces on the river.

The head of Rheinmetall, Armin Papperger, stated this, RBC-Ukraine reported on Handelsblatt.

The Rheinmetall manufacturing company is massively expanding its production capacity in the production of artillery shells .

“We are in the process of war or to reduce our efforts from the production of gunpowder in nearby places, for example, those necessary for metal charges for artillery shells,” Papperger said.

Before Advance fate Rheinmetall may be enough products for deliveries to Europe. According to Papperger, by 2025 the concern wants to produce up to 700 thousand artillery shells on the river.

Krim factories in Spain and Ugorsk region, the core of the expansion plant is the Rheinmetall plant in Unterluss in Lower Saxony.

Support for Ukraine

Papperger planned to launch the expansion of production on Monday together with Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The Chancellor has previously lobbied for new support for Ukraine in the United States.

Ukraine's support there is in danger of weakening due to internal political conflicts between Democrats and Republicans.

From Papperger's point of view, this could become a serious problem for the security of Europe.

“We and Ukraine need Americans, who have great reserves,” said the head of Rheinmetall.

Increased production of ammunition

Recently, Prime Minister of Estonia Kaja Kallas said that Europe has increased Secondly, the production of shells for Ukraine. However, the goal of one million was not reached.

Also, the Minister of Foreign Affairs Radoslaw Sikorski stated that Poland sees the possibility of obtaining a large amount of ammunition to assist Ukraine.

And Norway announced a vision of 90 million dollars to increase the production of ammunition and develop the potential of the country's defense industry.

Read terms and important information about the war between Russia and Ukraine on the RB channel K-Ukraine on Telegram.

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