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USA announces new $275m security assistance package for Ukraine

It includes additional ammunition and counter-UAV equipment.

USA announces new $275m security assistance package for Ukraine
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Today, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announces the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $275 million to meet Ukraine's critical security and defense needs.

This security assistance package will provide Ukraine with new capabilities to boost its air defences in addition to providing critical equipment that Ukraine is using so effectively to defend itself on the battlefield.

Capabilities in this package include:

• Additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS);

• 80,000 155mm artillery rounds;

• Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems equipment;

• Counter air defense capability;

• High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs) Ambulances and medical equipment;

• Approximately 150 generators;

• Field equipment.

To meet Ukraine's evolving battlefield requirements, the United States will continue to work with its Allies and partners to provide Ukraine with key capabilities, the Pentagon said.

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