New Pentagon aid package for Ukraine

New Pentagon aid package for Ukraine

New Pentagon aid package for Ukraine

According to the written statement of the US Department of Defense (Pentagon), in addition to the transfer to Ukraine of military material worth 125 million dollars from the US inventory, 300 million dollars of military aid will be provided within the scope of aid Ukrainian military. Security Initiative (USAI).

The aid package, worth a total of $425 million, includes additional ammunition for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS), additional ammunition for the High Performance Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS), 155 and 105 millimeter artillery, TOW, Javelin and AT-4 missiles from the US inventory. Military equipment intended to “meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense needs” was reported, including armor-piercing missile systems and more of 3 million ammunition for small arms and grenades.

Within the framework of the USAI, it was reported that additional ammunition will be provided for the anti-rocket system of laser-guided unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) “to strengthen Ukraine’s air defense in the long term.”

BLINKEN: OUR SUPPORT WILL CONTINUE

US Secretary of State Antony Blinken reiterated US support for Ukraine in his written statement, saying: “The United States and the coalition of more than 50 countries will continue to support Ukraine until Russia withdraws its forces from Ukraine, stop your brutal attacks and end this war.” .” he said.

Blinken noted that helping Ukraine “defend itself and secure its future” overlaps with US national security interests, and that they will continue to work with the US Congress in this direction. (AA)

Source: Sozcu

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