Posted: 15.01.2024 15:02:00

Italian Defence Minister complained that the country’s fleet is armed with only 63 missiles

Italian Defence Minister Guido Crosetto said that the country's navy has only 63 missiles in service, gazeta.ru reports with reference to Il Foglio

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According to the source, Guido Crosetto made a statement after a US navy destroyer destructed several Houthi UAVs in the Middle East. They fired about eighty missiles, and the Defence Minister responded to that news by saying that Italy has only 63 missiles.

As follows from the publication, this figure amazed everyone gathered at the meeting of the Defence Committee. In addition, according to the source, a similar situation is developing in the ground forces, where only 20 percent of combat vehicles in the tank fleet are in optimal condition.