December 10, 2022, 23:54 – Public News Service – OSN
The head of the German-French group of defense companies KNDS, Frank Haun, said that Germany there are major difficulties with equipment.
“NATO maintains its defense capability because it has a strong partner in the US. And the Bundeswehr used to have 2 thousand Leopard 2 tanks, and now only 300,” he said in an interview with the Süddeutsche Zeitung.
Haun stressed that the Armed Forces Germany “almost everything” is missing.
As the Public News Service previously reported, Associate Professor of the Department of Political Science at the Financial University under the Government of the Russian Federation and columnist Gevorg Mirzayan shared his opinion on positions German Chancellor Olaf Scholz. The observer discussed whether Germany could move to the role of one of the leading military-political states in Europe.
According to observer Mirzayan, Germany is in the process of transition from the status of an “eternally penitent” state to becoming one of the leading countries in Europe with a powerful military and political potential.
Olaf Scholz clearly formulated and argued this idea in his recent article published in the journal Foreign Affairs, writes Gevorg Mirzayan. In the mentioned article, the German Chancellor notes that the world is undergoing an “epoch-making turn”, and in this situation Germany is the most important “stronghold of order and international law”.