US will provide military radar systems Ukraine counterbattery until the end of autumn, announced Geoffrey R. Pyatt, US Ambassador to Ukraine, in his Twitter.
"Vice President Biden informed Poroshenko regarding new Q36 counter battery radars to be delivered this fall", announced the Ambassador.
According to Payette, the decision was made during the talks between US Vice President Joseph Biden and President Poroshenko.
The mobile counter battery radar system Q36 is designed for detecting and tracking shots of artillery and missile launches, to provide counter battery fire.
This night Poroshenko also met US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly. President's press secretary Svyatoslav Tsegolko noted that "during the conversation, President Obama stressed that the United States will continue supporting Ukraine, which is implementing reforms and seeking for diplomatic solution to the conflict [in Donbass]."
Earlier, Interior Minister Arsen Avakov announced that the National Guard of Ukraine was armed with large-caliber sniper rifles "Barrett" of American production and rocket-propelled grenades DRTG-73.