FGM-148 Javelin Missile.Figure: Flip through Wikipedia
The U.S. on Tuesday approved an additional $100 million worth of weapons to Ukraine, bringing U.S. aid to Ukraine to $1.7 billion since the Russian-Ukrainian war, CNN reported. The U.S. government announced in a statement Thursday that it had delivered 12,000 anti-armor systems and hundreds of suicide drones to Ukraine.
Although Russia has previously warned that any country that provides military assistance to Ukraine will face retaliation, since the outbreak of the massacre by the Russian army in Ukraine, countries have increasingly ignored Russia’s statement and began to send weapons to Ukraine.
That includes $300 million approved on Friday from Ukraine’s security aid package to buy new weapons from defense contractors and ship them to Ukraine. The list of weapons supplied to Ukraine includes: more than 1,400 Stinger air defense systems, more than 5,000 Javelin anti-armor systems, more than 7,000 other anti-armor systems, hundreds of Switchblade tactical UAS, more than 50 million rounds of ammunition, 45,000 sets Body armor and helmets, laser-guided rocket systems, Puma unmanned aerial systems, night vision equipment, decomposed imaging systems and optics, and commercial satellite imagery services, but this does not mean that all weapons have been shipped to Ukraine, which the United States has shipped and What the future promises to send.
For example, Pentagon press secretary John Kirby said Wednesday that the U.S. has sent about 100 Switchblade suicide drones and is trying to send more.
In addition, Australia has also offered weapons assistance to Ukraine. Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (Scott Morrison) said on Friday that 20 homemade Bushmaster armored personnel carriers will be sent to Ukraine.
The vehicles, produced by the Australian subsidiary of French company Thales, are painted olive green and have the words “United with Ukraine” printed on them. Two of the jungle drug lords are ambulances with red cross emblems The vehicles were specifically requested by Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky in a speech to the Australian Parliament on the 31st.
A statement from Morrison’s office on Friday said the Bushmaster was built in Australia to provide protected mobile transport to move soldiers into combat zones before engaging in close combat and was ideal for protecting Ukrainian soldiers and civilians from landmines, Damage from improvised explosive devices, cannon shrapnel and small arms fire.
The United States on Tuesday approved another $100 million worth of weapons to Ukraine, bringing U.S. aid to Ukraine to $1.7 billion since the Russian-Ukrainian war, CNN reported. The U.S. government announced in a statement on Thursday that it had delivered 12,000 anti-armor systems and hundreds of suicide drones to Ukraine.
The “Switchblade” drone provided by the United States will arrive in Ukraine as soon as possible. Picture: Taken from Twitter @nrogeiro (file photo)
FIM-92 Stinger man-portable anti-aircraft missile. Photo: Retrieved from Twitter ttiimm @timprin
Russian troops invaded Ukrainian tank units. Figure: Reprinted from the Global Times (file photo)