US announces new military aid to Ukraine

US announces new military aid to Ukraine

The new military assistance package included four highly mobile artillery missile systems, 36,000 105-mm shells, 18 tactical artillery towing vehicles, 1,200 grenade launchers, 2,000 machine guns, and 18 coastal and river patrol boats.

The Pentagon said that since 2014, the United States has allocated more than $8.7 billion in defense assistance to Ukraine, $6.1 billion of which has been allocated since February 24, 2022.

“The United States will continue to strengthen Ukraine’s defenses and uphold its sovereignty and territorial integrity,” stressed the National Security Council’s Strategic Communications Coordinator. John Kirby.

Earlier it was reported that the States agreed to supply Ukraine with HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems, which allow destroying targets at a distance of up to 300 kilometers.

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