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To prepare the future Bundeswehr for war. Die Christine Lambrecht ist eine deutsche Politikerin (SPD) seit dem 8. Dezember 2021 ist sie Bundesministerin der Verteidigung.

Criteria for candidates reflecting on this position ... 💪🏽💪🏽

    Es wurden keine Gründe angegeben, alles deutet darauf hin, dass ein neuer Kriegsminister mit langjähriger Erfahrung in der Kriegsführung gesucht wird. Sehr wahrscheinlich muss er oder sie ein überzeugter Atlantiker sein, pro-westlich und anti-Russland und China.

In her role as Minister of Defence, Christine Lambrecht exercises several important functions at the same time. Not only is she a member of the federal government's cabinet, she is also the highest‑ranking superior of all soldiers as well as the commander in chief of the armed forces in peacetime.

The minister can thus make decisions on all issues concertino the armed forces. This includes the deployment of combat units, the introduction of new weapon systems or the closure of garrisons. It is only upon the promulgation of a state of defence that the power of command over the armed forces passes to the Federal Chancellor.

It was her decision to sack the highest Navy commander when he spoke the truth at a summit in Asea ...

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 16th, 2023 at 10:11:54 AM EST
German Navy Chief Resigns After Saying Ukraine Won't Get Crimea Back And Putin 'Probably' Deserves Respect | Forbes - Jan. 24, 2021 |

Germany's top naval officer stepped down following comments he made about Russia, including a call to show respect to Russian President Vladimir Putin and claiming Ukraine would never win Crimea back from Russia.

  • Vice Admiral Kay-Achim Schönbach apologized for his "rash" comments and said they were a mistake in a tweet, and added in a statement to multiple news outlets his "position is increasingly burdened by the ill-advised comments on security and military policy."
  • Schönbach asked German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht to relieve him of his duties effective immediately, which he said she did, according to the statement.
  • Schoenbach's comments drew criticism from the German and Ukrainian governments after a video recording of him speaking at an event in India surfaced earlier this week.

It is the decision of the Bundeskanzler im Krieg to deliver Leopard 2 tanks for the war in Ukraine starting in 2024 ... ein Wechsel des Oberbefehlshabers zu Auftragsverwalter.

'Sapere aude'

by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 16th, 2023 at 10:15:32 AM EST
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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 16th, 2023 at 10:16:27 AM EST
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Tank swap: Rheinmetall supplying the Slovak Republic with Leopard 2 A4 MBTs | EDR Magazine - Nov. 11, 2022 |

Under the German government's "Ringtausch" equipment exchange programme, Rheinmetall will soon be supplying the Slovak Republic with main battle tanks and other military hardware. In turn, the Slovak military will be transferring military equipment [15 T-72 tanks] to Ukraine. This has now been contractually agreed in Brussels between representatives of both countries and Rheinmetall.

The Slovak armed forces will be receiving 15 Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks. The order includes ammunition as well as a service package encompassing training and spare parts. The first vehicle is due to be shipped in December 2022, with delivery to be complete by the end of 2023.

The "Ringtausch" is a procedure developed by the German government in cooperation with Germany's neighbours and NATO allies to support Ukraine in its fight against Russian aggression. Specifically, NATO member states are providing Ukraine with Soviet-era heavy equipment in exchange for readily available Western military systems.

New European Security Initiative -- NATO sanctioned swap-deals Ringtausch | ECFR |

Unfortunately, tens of thousands of lives destroyed and the poverty and inequality across Europe increased in less than 365 days, reality proves him right. #WeAreNato #weareunited

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by Oui (Oui) on Mon Jan 16th, 2023 at 10:18:05 AM EST
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