Taurus missiles (Photo: Military)
The spokeswoman of the German Ministry of Defense reported that the government had received a request from Ukraine to transfer Taurus long-range missiles.
It is reported Spiegel.
It is also reported that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyi and German Chancellor Olaf Scholz discussed missile deliveries in early May.
On May 23, a member of the Bundestag from the opposition Christian Democratic Union, retired Bundeswehr colonel Roderich Kiesewetter called for the transfer of long-range German Taurus cruise missiles to Ukraine.
Taurus KEPD 350 – Swedish-German class cruise missiles «air-ground”, the flight range of which exceeds 500 km. They are designed for high-precision strikes and destruction of highly protected and deep-seated targets, including important point and long-range targets, without the carrier aircraft entering the enemy’s air defense zone. These missiles are used by Germany, Spain and South Korea.