Pentagon: US is working on plans to supply weapons to Ukraine “for months and years ahead”

The possibility of supplying Ukraine with new coastal defense systems is also being discussed.

The number of highly mobile HIMARS artillery missile systems that the United States provides to Ukraine has reached 12 / photo General Staff
The number of highly mobile HIMARS artillery missile systems that the United States provides to Ukraine has reached 12 / photo General Staff

The United States, together with allies and partners, are working on plans to supply new weapons to Ukraine “for months and years ahead.”

This was stated to journalists during a special briefing by a high-ranking representative of the Pentagon.play video

“The efforts that we are already making now include planning for the months and years ahead, taking into account the needs of the Ukrainian side,” 

According to her, the possibility of supplying Ukraine with new coastal defense systems is also being discussed.

Recall that  US President Joe Biden  signed a new package of military assistance to Ukraine for $400 million. Now the number of highly mobile HIMARS artillery missile systems that the United States provides to Ukraine has reached 12.

According to the administration, this will give Kyiv a technological advantage in the war against Russia, said a senior defense official.

The package also includes four additional rocket launchers and munitions, bringing the number of highly mobile artillery missile systems the US is providing to Ukraine to 12. Of the total promised, 8 HIMARS have already been delivered to Ukraine. To date, more than 100 Ukrainian fighters have been trained under the system, a senior military official added.

(C)UNIAN 2022

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