Originally published by ZeroHedge
Now finding itself a leading European decision-maker when it comes to provocative actions such as NATO allies sending main battle tanks for Ukraine, Germany is all too aware it is poking the Russian bear. And now as part of a drastic ramping up in defense spending, a complete about-face compared to just one year ago, Germany is looking to establish a nation-wide missile defense shield, at an immense overall cost.
“Germany is in talks with several defense manufacturers to build a multi-layered, anti-missile shield that could cost as much as €17 billion ($18.5 billion), according to people familiar with the matter,” Bloomberg reports.
According to more details, “Chancellor Olaf Scholz’s coalition government is in negotiations with Bavarian-based manufacturer Diehl Defence to procure up to eight IRIS-T anti-missile systems with a contract volume of €2 billion to €3 billion, said the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are private.”
These are expected to be but the first phase in implementing a comprehensive multi-layered system. Each IRIS-T battery can fire missiles over 40km to intercept fighter jets, drones, or in bound cruise missiles.
The irony with this latest news of the impending purchase is that Berlin actually supplied Ukraine before it supplied itself…
First, a Reuters report points out that “In October, Ukraine received the first of four IRIS-T air defence systems pledged by Germany to help Kyiv protect its cities from missile and drone attacks.”
But then the same report admits that “The German armed forces themselves do not currently own the system built by privately held German arms maker Diehl and considered among the world’s most advanced.”
Berlin is looking ahead at a moment many Western officials and pundits have expressed concern the Ukraine war could spread West, and deeper into Europe. At this moment it’s clear that Germany would be woefully unprepared if conflict showed up on its doorstep, especially after having sent costly advanced missile defense batteries off to Ukraine.
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Off course European Central Zion Bank will lend this and people of Germany will pay for it all. So basically people pay for ALL of their agenda. What a beautiful world.
Look forward to see much more of this stuff in the future. The selling of us weapons is a big reason for this war to be prolonged.
Initially they might have wanted to do the same as in croatia. Drive all people out of the country who are not pro western and then add it to the west.
But since this did not work out they use the war as a reason to push the western governments to buy more us stuff and less “evil russian/ chinese/ insert who ever the us feels like” stuff.
German foreign minister: ‘We are fighting a war against Russia’ Baerbock has publicly declared ‘a war against Russia’
Women in politics! Never been a good idea.
Women voters aren’t any better an idea.
Remember I was threatening to break poo tins legs, but stopped when poo tin started crying.
But if poo tin wants to be arrogant, I can ramp up and break his legs if he wants to be midgetized again. I really dont care if russia no longer exists. I can still still work with Ukraine if commies want to act like losers.
ziggers and wiggers are both subhumans to me.
fighting filthy jews and kikesis and secular faggots all at the same time is not a problem for me.
Why don’t you go try to take on a Russian soldier you terrorist piece of shit. Big tough guy. Probably a Rapist like the ukraine army of murdering rapists.
stfu fagger rahel
Nemeckým fašistickým bastardom asi stále ešte nedošlo, že už raz sa z Ruska pratali a to svinským krokom. Ľahko sa im to môže pritrafiť zase. Ale tento krát, sa Ruské vojská nezastavia v Berlíne. S tým by mali začať počítať. Darebácky štát USA ich neochráni, lebo ak by sa o to pokúsil tak mu hrozí, že prestane nadobro existovať. Rusko má na to dnes všetky dostupné zdroje a aj potrebné vybavenie. A načo ich má ak ich nepoužije? Čiže rozumným predpokladom je, že ich RF použije ak to bude potrebné.
to mark the anniversary of Russia sending its armed forces into Ukraine on February 24, Germany planning big provocations in front of the Russian embessy at 24th February and in front of the other Russian embassies also in new york too
On that data , pro- ukranian protestars planning demonstration at sofia embassy of Russia in Bulgaria. they will say ” Mitrafonava go home” lol
Russia should put a big sign in front of the embassy saying, ‘you shouldn’t have listened to your Jewish masters, the evil Globohomo Empire.
Technical problems when shooting down a missile are multiple and as the speed increases and distance decreases, in case of hypersonic missiles attacking from different direction a huge area as the whole Germany, 16BN $ is nowhere close even to guarantee 50 percent efficiency. And as Zircons are designed to be nuclear tipped… so the money are just to give the Germans false feeling of safety but from technical perspective they are wasted with zero result.
The avalanche caused by this brawl could sweep away not only Olaf Scholz’s office, but Germany itself.
So we won. WTF, not yet? What the hell are we waiting for?
Waiting a little longer for NATO to be exhausted. Then Russia strolls in and gives lessons on how to behave.
It’s actually quite impressive to realize just how stupid the politicians are or bought and paid for these days. They are either crooks or idiots and we the people put them in charge.
Some are still looking for excuses while blaming Russia just because it’s the thing to do or been told to do. The truth is, Russia is on the right side of history and the USA/Nato are not only losing but are looking like complete idiots as time goes by.
What medias are not showing are the fact that now, the majority of brainwashed tax payers no longer support Ukraine. They realize just how crooked they are and a complete waste of money and support. Out of the tanks that will be sent to them, watch as Russia will end up with a few without a scratch on them.
As Russia keeps on winning, the idiots at Nato brings their support to another level thinking it will make a difference. The truth is, Europe destroyed their economies and major industries to support the U.S. while Americans are making big bucks. Russia will keep on getting stronger while Europe is falling a bottomless pit. They would need REAL strong politicians to get out of this mess but they seem to be impossible to find thanks to the woke revolution which is complete crap. Gender equality and diversity are destroying countries and that’s a fact.
Why do you think most countries in Europe, U.S. and Canada let in so many people these days? It’s to replace all those who are dying from the so-called vaccines. Certain countries around the globe refused to play the globalists games and are so much better for it.
Wake the F up!
enormes increasing of mortality in Germany causes by so called vaccine deadly shut it is definitely truth what you are saying inflation is extremly high, most of people in Germany can’t afford heating for thier home anymore they trying to sell as food made from grasshopper and other insects and one of the biggest bitches in germany baerbock declaring just a war on russia
The avalanche caused by this brawl could sweep away not only Olaf Scholz’s office, but Germany itself. Annalena Baerbock aka German foreign minister: “We are fighting a war against Russia has publicly declared ‘a war against Russia”
You just need to look at the excuse’s governments are inventing to support “sudden deaths”. In Canada, they came out with a new study (wink wink) about alcohol consumption. They say that if you have more than 2 drinks per week, you have a 1 out of 100 chances of dying of premature death. The more you drink, the more the percentage goes up. Never mind the fact that countries like Italy, Spain, France, or Greece drink everyday and have a life expectancy that is equal or more than Canadians. But this new fake study gives them another tool to support “sudden deaths”. For example; you take 1% of the population and blame their deaths on alcohol and have nearly 400,000 dead people which is by the way, nearly the same number of refugees taken in by Canada.
“Sudden death”…poor guy had 3 beers per week…it’s his fault. Problem solved.
That’s funny, Canadians are renowned beer drinkers, so that study is so ridiculous who would believe it?
What’s the point if the bear has hypersonic projectiles? Germans became Americans in that they do not fight at all when being enslaved
Delivering zelensky to that moscow courtroom would cost a lot less and it would probably help resolve a lot of east european problems, just sayin’. Honesty for the win.
So they’ll be looking for some 550’s eh? I piss on the motherboard.
Exactly the same fakery like in Israel.
Dielh Defence in Bavaria, another target for the Iskandar missiles. I hope that it is shown live on TV. I would hate to miss its destruction.
No central banks they are a curse! People are taxed on their labour for generations to come in order to pay for Rothchild wars…….
It’s called pissing into the wind.