US prepares cargo of military assistance for Ukraine

Source : 112 Ukraine

The equipment is worth more than USD 60 million
08:46, 22 June 2020

The U.S. Army has prepared a cargo of military assistance to be sent to Ukraine. The U.S. Transportation Command posted that on Twitter. 

"Airmen assigned to Dover Air Force Base load foreign military sales equipment onto a AtlasAirWW destined for Ukraine. The U.S. is committed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine", reads the message.

Previously, the U.S. claimed it would pass Ukraine military equipment for the total amount of more than 60 million dollars. The list of equipment includes radios, ammunition and Javelin anti-tank missiles.

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Earlier, we reported that the U.S. government decided to assign USD 250 million of military assistance for Ukraine. The money will go to military training and purchase of military vehicles. 

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In 2019, Ukraine received military hardware from the EU countries and the U.S. Its total values made $143 million. Within the international military aid, the Armed Forces of Ukraine got armored vehicles HMMWV type and Island vessels. Besides, Ukraine got communication equipment, navigation equipment for vessels of the Naval Forces, counter-battery radars, cybersecurity means, night-vision devices, tents, portable lighting systems, personal protective equipment for personnel, mine-clearance equipment, medical equipment and various replacement parts for earlier received technical means.

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