US announces new $600 million in military aid to Ukraine

US announces new military aid to Ukraine

In a written statement, Blinken said, “Under a mandate from the President (Joe Biden), I authorize the twenty-first package of support from U.S. weapons and equipment for Ukraine since September 2021. This $600 million package includes additional weapons, ammunition and supplies from the U.S. Department of Defense inventories. Includes equipment.” used the phrases.

Blinken noted that with this package, the Biden administration has increased the aid to Ukraine from the US military inventory to $15.8 billion since taking office.


On the other hand, the US Department of Defense shared the details of the new $ 600 million aid package.

In a written statement from the Pentagon, the following statements were included:

“The capabilities in this package are: Additional ammunition for High Performance Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 236,105mm artillery shells; 1,000 precision-guided 155mm artillery shells; Four anti-artillery radars; four trucks and eight trailers to transport heavy equipment; Unmanned Air Systems Countermeasure System; mine clearance equipment; Claymore ordnance; demolition ordnance and equipment; small arms and ammunition; night vision devices, cold weather equipment, and other field equipment.”