U.S. Provides Ukraine $1.2 Billion for Air Defense, Artillery

The United States will provide Ukraine with a $1.2 billion package to bolster the country’s air defenses and sustain its artillery needs, Pentagon Press Secretary Air Force Brig. Gen. Pat Ryder said today.

The grant is part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative.

“This package underscores the continued U.S. commitment to meeting Ukraine’s most urgent requirements by committing critical capabilities — such as air defense systems and munitions — while also building the capacity of Ukraine’s armed forces to defend its territory and deter Russian aggression over the long term,” Ryder said during a news conference. Spotlight: Support for Ukraine […]

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