The French head of state gave details of military deliveries to Kiev in an interview with Ouest France.
Asked if Europeans should help Ukraine with heavy weapons, Macron said he did not intend to interfere in each other’s policies, but at the same time he stressed that there was a lot of coordination and that he discussed the issue with German Chancellor Olaf this week. Scholz ..
Macron stressed that France is already supplying “important equipment,” specifying supplies of Caesar self-propelled cannons and Milan anti-tank missiles, among other weapons, although he did not provide numbers or other details.
“I think we need to continue down this path. Always on the red line not to go to war,” he added.
The Caesar system consists of an off-road vehicle equipped with a 155 mm cannon capable of hitting a target 40 kilometers away.
France used these devices in operations in Afghanistan, Iraq and the Sahel and exported them to seven countries.
According to French sources quoted by Ouest France, a dozen military systems will be sent to Ukraine, allowing the country to accelerate the modernization of artillery.
As for the Milan anti-tank missiles developed by the French and German military industries, Le Monde reported on 9 March that France had surrendered “several dozen” between 28 and 3 February.