HIMARS Ammo, Anti-drone Systems Part of U.S.’ $600M Aid to Ukraine

  • Defensemirror.com Bureau
  • 05:40 AM, September 16, 2022
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HIMARS Ammo, Anti-drone Systems Part of U.S.’ $600M Aid to Ukraine
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The U.S. Department of Defense has announced additional military aid valued $600 million to Ukraine including ammunition for HIMARS light multiple rocket launchers and anti-drone systems.

This package includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 36,000 105mm artillery rounds; 1,000 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds; four counter-artillery radars; four trucks and eight trailers to transport heavy equipment; Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems; Mine clearing equipment; Claymore anti-personnel munitions; Demolition munitions and equipment; Small arms and ammunition; Night vision devices, cold weather gear, and other field equipment.

In total, the U.S. has committed approximately $15.8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration. Since 2014, the U.S. has committed approximately $17.9 billion in security assistance to Ukraine and more than $15.1 billion since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked and brutal invasion on February 24.

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