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USA allocates new security assistance package for Ukraine

USA allocates new security assistance package for Ukraine
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Today, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced critical new security assistance for Ukraine. This includes the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance with more ammunition for U.S.-provided HIMARS, artillery rounds, and anti-armor capabilities essential to strengthening Ukraine’s defenders on the battlefield valued at up to $325 million.

The capabilities in this package include:

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

155mm and 105mm artillery rounds;

Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles;

AT-4 anti-armor weapon systems;

Anti-tank mines;

Demolition munitions for obstacle clearing;

Over 9 million rounds of small arms ammunition;

Four logistics support vehicles;

Precision aerial munitions;

Testing and diagnostic equipment to support vehicle maintenance and repair;

Port and harbor security equipment;

Spare parts and other field equipment.

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