The United States will provide equipment aid worth $270 million to Ukraine.
According to the statement made by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine, the USA will provide equipment worth 270 million dollars to Ukraine. In this context, this aid includes:
- 4 units of HIMARS systems
- 4 units of command control vehicles
- 36,000 units of 105mm ammunition
- 580 units of Phoenix Ghost UAVs
- Necessary spare parts and equipment
🇺🇸 is sending an additional $270 million in security assistance to 🇺🇦:
✅4 HIMARS & additional ammo;
✅4 Command Post Vehicles;
✅ 36,000 rounds of 105mm ammunition;
✅ 580 Phoenix Ghost drones;
✅ Additional anti-armor weapons, spare parts & other equipment.
— Defence of Ukraine (@DefenceU) July 23, 2022
HIMARS supply to Ukraine
The United States continues to provide equipment to support Ukraine’s operations. In this context, the USA supplied Ukraine with a High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS). Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov announced the development on his official Twitter account. Reznikov used the following statements:
“HIMARS has arrived in Ukraine. Thank you to my colleague and friend Lloyd J. Austin for these powerful tools! The summer will be hot for the Russian invaders.”
HIMARS have arrived to Ukraine.
Thank you to my 🇺🇲 colleague and friend @SecDef Lloyd J. Austin III for these powerful tools!
Summer will be hot for russian occupiers. And the last one for some of them. pic.twitter.com/BTmwadthpp
— Oleksii Reznikov (@oleksiireznikov) June 23, 2022
Additional security aid of 700 million dollars to Ukraine
On June 1, 2022, the U.S. Department of Defense announced its authorization to withdraw $700 million worth of presidential security aid to meet Ukraine’s critical needs. This authorization constitutes the eleventh equipment assistance from the US Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine since August 2021.
The package included the following elements:
- High-Motion Artillery Rocket Systems and ammunition
- 5 units of counter artillery radars
- 2 units of air surveillance radars
- 1,000 units of Javelin missiles and 50 units of Command Launch Units
- 6,000 units of anti-armor weapons
- 15,000 units of 155 mm artillery shells
- 4 units of Mi-17 helicopters
- 15 units of tactical vehicles
- Spare parts and equipment
The United States has committed approximately $5.3 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration. In this context, the United States has provided approximately $4.6 billion in aid since Russia’s invasion of Ukraine on February 24, 2022.
The United States has committed more than $7.3 billion in security aid to Ukraine since 2014. The United States also continues to work with its allies and partners to identify and provide Ukraine with its capabilities to meet evolving battlefield requirements.