Artem Budrin22:18, 18.01.23
It is expected that on January 20 at the “Ramstein” meeting, the transfer of this weapon to the Armed Forces will be officially announced.
Washington intends to transfer Stryker armored combat vehicles to the Ukrainian army , as well as small-sized high-precision munitions GLSDB (this is a combination of an aerial bomb with a rocket engine).
As Politico writes , the US Abrams tanks are not yet planned to be transferred to the Armed Forces.
It is expected that on January 20 at the “Ramstein” meeting, the transfer of this weapon to the Armed Forces will be officially announced. The White House would be happy to transfer Abrams tanks to Kyiv, but there are certain obstacles with the maintenance of this equipment. At the same time, the USA categorically supports the decision of the allies to supply tanks to Ukraine.
Instead, the aid package will include GLSDB missiles for M142 HIMARS with a range of more than 150 kilometers. The package will also include artillery ammunition and Stryker vehicles.
US military aid to Ukraine: the latest news
Earlier, Washington announced the transfer of the Bradley infantry fighting vehicle to Ukraine.
Ukrainian military personnel have arrived at the base of the US Armed Forces in the state of Oklahoma , where they will undergo training in the use of the Patriot anti-missile defense system.