“Yesterday, the Directorate on military cooperation of the U.S. Embassy got the hardware worth over $60 million to pass it to the Ukrainian partners, including radio, ammo and anti-tank missiles Javelin,” the message said.
On October 1, 2019, the U.S. State Department approved and Congress signed unofficially the contract on supply of Javelin to Ukraine.
At the beginning of March 2018, the U.S. State Department approved the sale of 37 anti-tank missile complexes and 210 missiles for them worth $47 million. In April, Ukraine got Javelin.
In January 2019, then President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko stated that the Ukrainian military in the Joint Forces Operation Zone did not use Javelin yet.
In December 2019, the Defense Ministry of Ukraine concluded the contracts on the supply of the second batch of Javelin.