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Ukraine has received German Iris-T air defence system: minister

SpaceWar.com reports: “Ukraine has received the first Iris-T defence system from Germany, Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksiy Reznikov has said.

‘IRIS-Ts from (Germany) are already here. (American) NASAMS are coming. This is only the beginning. And we need more,’ Reznikov tweeted late on Tuesday. ‘There is a moral imperative to protect the sky over (Ukraine) in order to save our people.’

Germany had promised delivery of the first Iris-T missile shield ‘in the coming days’ after Russia unleashed deadly attacks across Ukraine on Monday, killing at least 19 people and wounding more than 100, according to Ukrainian authorities…”

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