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USA announces $2.1bn security assistance for Ukraine

USA announces $2.1bn security assistance for Ukraine
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Today, the US Department of Defense (DoD) announced a new security assistance package, underscoring the unwavering US support for Ukraine. This package, which totals up to $2.1 billion and includes critical air defence and ammunition capabilities, is being provided under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI).

The capabilities in this announcement include:

· Additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems;

· HAWK air defense systems and missiles;

· 105mm and 203mm artillery rounds;

· Puma Unmanned Aerial Systems;

· Laser-guided rocket system munitions;

· Support for training, maintenance, and sustainment activities.

"The United States will continue to work with its Allies and partners to provide Ukraine with capabilities to meet its immediate battlefield needs and longer-term security assistance requirements," the Pentagon said.

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