Europe Is Short of Ammunition at a Bad Time
The EU promised Ukraine a million rounds by March of next year but may not be able to deliver.
The European Union vowed it would provide Ukraine with one million artillery rounds by March of next year. But deliveries are lagging, and German Defense Minister Boris Pistorius said this month that “we have to assume" this target “will not be achieved." The lesson is that once defense production capacity atrophies, it’s not easy to restore.