The Armed Forces of Ukraine will receive six German medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems IRIS-T SLM by the end of next year. This was stated by Brigadier General Christian Freuding (Christian Freuding).
What is known
In 2022, Ukraine received the first IRIS-T SLM air defense system. At the beginning of 2023, Germany handed over another anti-aircraft missile system. By the end of 2024, their number will quadruple.
Christian Freuding said that Germany will transfer two IRIS-T SLM air defense systems to Ukraine by the end of this year. The remaining four anti-aircraft missile systems will be delivered within the next year.
We add that Germany also decided to arm itself with IRIS-T SLM systems. Recently power approved the purchase of six anti-aircraft missile systems in the amount of approximately $ 1 billion and already signed a contract with Diehl.