Artillery ammunition is being used in the Ukraine War at a rate not seen since the Korean War.
Kyiv – Ukraine war Dense material on both sides. while by Russia About 20,000 shells are fired by artillery every day, and they are from one side Ukraine Between 4,000 and 7,000 frames. A senior US defense official provided this assessment to the US broadcaster NBC far.
Ukraine still needs a large amount of artillery. “The consumption rates in this war are very high,” the official said, verbatim. As a result of the high consumption of ammunition, both sides will have to upgrade significantly.
The war in Ukraine: US ammunition stocks are slowly running out
But ammunition depots are not empty only in Ukraine and Russia. affiliate Ammunition stocks for Ukraine’s supporters are also running low. In the United StateUkraine, which has been repeatedly supplying ammunition to Ukraine, is slowly depleting its stock of 155mm artillery shells, according to the US Military Review. Mission and purpose mentioned.
|Artillery ammunition consumption by Russia||About 20,000 shots a day|
|Consumption of artillery ammunition by Ukraine||Between 4,000 and 7,000 shots per day|
In addition to countries such as the United States or Germany, which decided to supply weapons and ammunition to Ukraine, there are also countries that have not yet wanted to provide “lethal assistance” in the Ukrainian war. One of these countries is South Korea. However, shipments of ammunition from South Korean stockpiles could soon be possible via the United States, like this one Wall Street Journal Writes.
South Korea: Artillery ammunition could soon come from the Korean Peninsula
A statement from South Korea’s Defense Ministry said that negotiations on the supply of ammunition to the United States are taking place on the “premise that the United States is the end user.” According to the statement, a possible sale is being discussed between a South Korean company and the United States, and how task and suggestion Writes.
Potential delivery is about 100,000 rounds of artillery ammunition, like that Wall Street Journal mentioned. Delivery costs will be paid for by the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI). USAI is a funding program of the US Department of Defense.
Russia in the Ukraine war: Putin asked North Korea for ammunition
At the beginning of November 2022, there should already have been deliveries of ammunition to Ukraine like this Wall Street Journal Writes. It was said that a spokesman for the US forces in Korea confirmed this. The spokesman also said that the shipment did not weaken the armed forces camps, which indicates that South Korea and the United States have reached terms.
already in the summer Moscow has approached North Korea to buy ammunition there. with The trains are also supposed to send weapons to Russia to be delivered. (Lucas Mayer)