• Denmark to transfer entire artillery arsenal to Ukraine

    Danish Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen has announced that the Danish government intends to transfer the country's entire artillery arsenal to Ukraine. During her address at the 7th Ukrainian Lunch in Munich, she emphasized the significance of such support and called on other European nations to likewise provide Ukraine with any unused military equipment.

    "European leaders often speak of problems with arms production, citing them as reasons preventing the increase of aid deliveries to Ukraine. …

  • France to deliver new kamikaze drones to Ukraine in coming weeks

    The French government plans to deliver new kamikaze drones to Ukraine within the next few weeks, as reported by French Defense Minister Sébastien Lecornu in an interview with the Journal du Dimanche.

    He revealed that France is currently developing the kamikaze drone technology, which is in the experimental and testing phase.

    "In the coming weeks, Ukraine will be among the first to receive these drones. This also presents an opportunity for combat testing of this new generation of equipment," …

  • German defense conglomerate Rheinmetall to open ammunition factory in Ukraine

    Europe's largest ammunition manufacturer, the German defence group Rheinmetall, plans to open a new factory in Ukraine. A memorandum of understanding to create a joint venture between Rheinmetall and a Ukrainian partner was signed on Saturday, 17 February, on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, in the presence of Ukraine's Minister for Strategic Industries Oleksandr Myronyuk and Ukrainian Ambassador to Germany Oleksii Makeiev.

    The joint venture, named the "Ukrainian Competence …

  • US transfers confiscated Russian funds to Estonia for Ukrainian aid

    The United States has transferred $500,000 in confiscated Russian funds to Estonia to aid Ukraine, repoted the US Department of Justice.

    According to the department, the funds were seized by the US following the interception in 2022 of an illicit attempt to import into Russia a high-precision coordinate grinding machine produced in America, intended for use "in the defense sector and in the sphere of nuclear weapons proliferation."

    The machine does not require an export license to European …

  • Czech Republic seeks funding to supply millions of ammunition rounds to Ukraine

    Czech Republic has identified a way to procure 3.5 million rounds of ammunition for Ukraine but needs funding to do so, said the country’s president, Petr Pavel at the "Ukrainian Lunch", hosted by the Pinchuk Foundation in Munich.

    Speaking during a panel discussion involving leaders from five EU member states, Pavel addressed the challenges related to supplying arms and ammunition to the Ukrainian forces. He stated that Prague has devised a means to arrange such deliveries.

    "We need to …