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How NATO countries plan to overcome ammunition shortages

28th March 2023 - 16:30 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City


Members of the alliance have committed nearly €150 billion to support Ukraine. (Photo: British Army)

Measures include ramping up production, facilitating acquisitions, improving infrastructure and logistics and increasing cooperation and joint procurements.

The war in Ukraine has been hugely impacting the defence market. The rate at which both sides are using ammunition has caused a worldwide shortage. After donating several million rounds, members of NATO are now seeking ways to replenish their reserves.

Apart from increasing ammunition production, nations in the alliance are also planning to facilitate acquisitions and improve infrastructure and logistics to maintain the readiness for armed forces, in addition to increasing cooperation and joint procurements.

Jens Stoltenberg, NATO Secretary General, highlighted recently that, over the last year, members of the alliance committed nearly €150 billion ($162 billion) to

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Flavia Camargos Pereira


Flavia Camargos Pereira

Flavia Camargos Pereira is a North America editor at Shephard Media. She joined the company …

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