Panther KF-51 tank factory in Ukraine

The German arms concern Rheinmetall is negotiating the construction of a tank factory in Ukraine

Der Spiegel.


\”The Rheinmetall plant can be built in Ukraine for about 200 million euros,\” said the company\’s general director, Armin Papperger. It could produce up to 400 Panther KF-51 tanks per year. According to him, the negotiations with the Ukrainian government were \”very promising\” and he hopes that a decision will be made \” within the next two months \”.

Papperger also stated that Rheinmetall has repaired more than 40 Marder BMPs, and by the end of the year there will be about 100 of them, and about 30 of the 50 Leopard 2A4 tanks are ready.

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