$2 billion worth of equipment. Will go to Ukraine. The decision has been made

As White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre announced on Wednesday, the new package mainly includes ammunition for the most important systems used by the Ukrainian army – HIMARS, artillery, HAWK air defense systems, 155m and 105mm howitzers, mortars, etc. TOW anti-tank missiles, Javelin and AT-4 grenade launchers. In addition, Ukraine will receive air navigation systems and other aviation equipment.

In addition to equipment transferred directly from American warehouses, the United States will also purchase $2.2 billion worth of missiles for Ukraine’s Patriot and NASAMS air defense systems. According to the Pentagon, the missiles will arrive ahead of an accelerated schedule due to the decision to prioritize delivery to Ukraine at the expense of some other countries ordering these missiles. The total value is $2.35 billion. This collection is one of the largest sixty installments ever accepted.

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