Air Force airmen load cargo on a C-17 bound for Poland at Pope Army Airfield, N.C., Feb. 10, 2022. Photo By: James Bove, Air Force
Pentagon — The United States is providing up to $600 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, in a package that includes weapons for air defense, artillery munitions and other capabilities.
The aid package that the Pentagon announced Thursday is meant to sustain and integrate Ukraine’s air defense systems with Western weapons, while also providing additional ammunition for HIMARS, an artillery rocket system that has proven very effective on the battlefield.
The package also includes 105 millimeter artillery rounds, electronic warfare and counterelectronic warfare equipment, demolition munitions for obstacle clearing, and funds for training, maintenance and sustainment activities.
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Update #2: Pentagon unveils new $600M aid package for Ukraine — Ukrinform
WNU Editor: This $600 million military aid package is on top of the $1 billion that US Secretary of State Blinken brought yesterday …. Blinken announces more than $1 billion in new Ukraine aid on visit to Kyiv (France 24).
Update: This is what is being sent …. Biden Administration Announces Additional Security Assistance for Ukraine (US Department of Defense).