Artillery and air defense ammunition in $1 billion US aid package — Pentagon


The new $1 billion U.S. military aid package for Ukraine includes artillery rounds, air defense ammunition, anti-tank missiles, and armored vehicles, the U.S. Department of Defense announced on April 24.

According to the message, the package includes:

  • RIM-7 and AIM-9M anti-air missiles;

  • Stinger MANPADS missiles;

  • Additional HIMARS rocket artillery munitions;

  • 155mm artillery shells, DPICM cluster munitions;

  • Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles;

  • MRAP mine-resistant armored vehicles;

  • High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV, or Humvee);

  • Javelin and AT-4 anti-tank missiles;

  • Precision-guided aerial munitions.

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Ukraine will also receive small arms ammunition, anti-tank mines, Claymore mines, and explosive ordnance for clearing obstacles.

The shipment also includes auxiliary and logistics equipment: recovery vehicles, airfield support equipment, night vision devices, spare parts, and training gear.

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