U.S. provides $150 million in military aid to Ukraine

The U.S. State Department has announced a $150 million military aid package for Ukraine, which includes air defense systems, rocket systems (HIMARS), missiles, and armor-piercing munitions.

Publication: 04.07.2024 - 11:47
U.S. provides $150 million in military aid to Ukraine
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In the announcement, the State Department stated, "The United States is sending a significant new package of weapons and equipment to support the Ukrainian military in its ongoing fight against Russian aggression. This $150 million package includes missiles for HAWK air defense systems, ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), 155mm and 105mm artillery shells, 81mm mortar rounds, Javelin and AT-4 anti-armor systems, small arms ammunition, grenades, demolition equipment and munitions, tactical vehicles for hauling equipment, tactical air navigation systems and aircraft support equipment, night vision devices, spare parts, maintenance, and other field and ancillary equipment. This support will help strengthen Ukraine's air defense against Russian attacks and bolster its capabilities on the front lines."

Seventh Aid Package to Ukraine

The State Department emphasized that this is the seventh military support package the U.S. has provided to Ukraine. "This is the seventh security assistance package approved for Ukraine since the President signed the national security memorandum two months ago. We will expedite this new aid to support Ukraine's defense of its territory and people. As President Biden has clearly stated, the United States and the international coalition we have formed will continue to stand with Ukraine," the statement concluded.