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Norway donates additional artillery ammunition to Ukraine

Norway has delivered another 10,000 artillery shells to Ukraine.

Norway has delivered another 10,000 artillery shells to Ukraine.
Norway has delivered another 10,000 artillery shells to Ukraine. Credit: The Norwegian Armed Forces

The artillery shells can be used in several types of artillery, including the M109 Norway donated last year.

- It is critical for Europe's and Norway's security that Ukraine succeeds in repelling Russia's unfounded attack. To do this, Ukraine needs international support of military equipment and training. Norway has made substantial contributions throughout 2022, and will continue to support Ukraine in 2023 and as long as it takes, says the Norwegian Minister of Defence, Bjørn Arild Gram.

The artillery shells are delivered from the Norwegian Armed forces’ own stock, taking into account the implications for national preparedness.

- Ukraine needs continuous military equipment supply to fight the Russian aggressor, and we will look even deeper at what we can donate directly from the Armed Forces or through acquisitions from the defense industry, as well as through combinations of the two sources, says Gram.

Overview of previous donations to Ukraine:

Norwegian support to Ukraine and neighbouring countries - regjeringen.no