US to send Ukraine another $400 million in latest military aid package

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WASHINGTON – The United States will send Ukraine another $400 million in military aid from American stocks as Russia’s war on the country enters its ninth month. Pentagon announced Wednesday.

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The new package will include 150 heavy machine guns with special thermal imagery sights to take out attack drones Russia has bought from Iran and deployed against civilian infrastructure in recent months.

The equipment will come from the Defense Department’s weapons stockpile and will also include additional munitions for the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System and High Mobility Artillery Rocket System; 200 precision-guided 155 mm artillery rounds; 10,000 120 mm mortar rounds and over 20 million small arms ammunition.

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It would also include an undisclosed number of high-speed anti-radiation missiles; 150 Humvees; Ukraine already has more than 100 light tactical vehicles and spare parts for 105 mm howitzers.

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According to the Pentagon, the US will send another $400 million in military aid to Ukraine.


Firefighters at the site of Russian shelling in Kyiv on November 23, 2022.

Firefighters at the site of Russian shelling in Kyiv on November 23, 2022.


A woman in a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the city of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.

A woman in a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the city of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.


Ukrainian soldiers fire an M777 howitzer gun

Ukrainian soldiers fire an M777 howitzer gun in eastern Ukraine on November 23, 2022.


As Ukraine enters its brutal winter, Russia is deliberately targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, senior US defense officials have said. Wednesday’s package also includes 200 generators to help during power cuts.

The latest military aid package is the 26th approved by President Biden since the summer of 2021. The final package, also worth $400 million, was announced on 10 November.

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