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Franco-Italian Anti-Aircraft Missile System Samp/T Arrives in Ukraine

Anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) Samp / T Franco-Italian production arrived in Ukraine, Turin newspaper reported The print. As the newspaper notes, Paris and Rome were able to send only one battery, but the system is “so advanced that it can guarantee the protection of a large part of the territory or a large city.”

The complex is located in Ukraine and now it will be put into operation, writes La Stampa. Maintenance is entrusted to 20 local specialists.

According to the newspaper, during a visit to Rome, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “wanted to openly thank the governments of Italy and France for their decision to help such technology.” Ukrainian Ambassador to Italy Yaroslav Melnyk said in an interview with Corriere della Sera that “Italy has already completed its part” of the obligations to supply Samp/T, Ukraine was waiting for a decision from France.

Volodymyr Zelenskyy is in Europe on a working visit. He visited Italy, Germany, France and Great Britain. During the trip, the President of Ukraine received promises on new military assistance packages and on training Ukrainian pilots to fly American F-16s.

Read more about the trip in the material “Kommersant” “London gave light to learning.”

Leonid Uvarchev

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2023-05-15 23:55:38

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