The Pentagon spoke about the content of a new package of assistance to Ukraine in the amount of $ 3 billion

The new package includes six NASAMS anti-aircraft missile systems, projectiles for various weapons, unmanned systems and other assistance.

The package of assistance to Ukraine includes NASAMS systems / screenshot
The package of assistance to Ukraine includes NASAMS systems / screenshot

The Pentagon spoke about the content of a new aid package to Ukraine in the amount of $3 billion.

This is stated in a statement by Pentagon spokesman Patrick Ryder.

“On August 24, the U.S. Department of Defense announced approximately $3 billion in additional security for Ukraine under the Ukraine Assistance Security Initiative (USAI),” the statement said.play video

In particular, this assistance package provides Ukraine with:

  • six additional national modern NASAMS anti-aircraft missile systems with additional ammunition for them;
  • up to 245 thousand shells for 155-mm artillery systems,
  • up to 65 thousand shells for 120-mm mortars,
  • up to 24 counter-artillery radars,
  • Puma unmanned aerial systems (UAS) and additional support equipment for ScanEagle drones,
  • anti-aircraft unmanned systems VAMPIRE,
  • missile systems with laser guidance,
  • as well as facilities for training, maintenance and support of equipment.

As UNIAN reported earlier, today, August 24, US President Joe Biden  decided to provide Ukraine with a military aid package worth almost $3 billion.

(C)UNIAN 2022

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