20:43 27.06.2023

USA announces additional 500 mln security assistance for Ukraine

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USA announces additional 500 mln security assistance for Ukraine

The U.S. Department of Defense has announced an additional $500 million in security assistance to Ukraine, which includes ammunition for Patriot and HIMARS, according to the Pentagon website.

"This package, valued at up to $500 million, includes key capabilities to support Ukraine's counteroffensive operations, strengthen its air defenses to help Ukraine protect its people, as well as additional armored vehicles, anti-armor systems, critical munitions, and other equipment to help Ukraine push back on Russia's war of aggression," according to the statement.

The assistance package included 30 Bradley infantry fighting vehicles, 25 Stryker APCs, as well as additional ammunition for Patriot and HIMARS, Stinger anti-aircraft systems, Demolitions munitions and systems for obstacle clearing, 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds, Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles, Javelin, AT-4 anti-armor systems, anti-armor rockets, high-speed anti-radiation missiles (HARMs), precision aerial munitions.

In addition, small arms and over 22 million rounds of small arms ammunition and grenades, thermal imaginary systems and night vision devices, testing and diagnostic equipment to support vehicle maintenance and repair, as well as spare parts, generators and other field equipment will be provided.

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