US to give $1B more in weapons to Kiev

Monday, 08. August 2022 19:01

The United States Department of Defense on Monday unveiled a new $1 billion weapons package for Ukraine.

It will include more ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), 75,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition, munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS), as well as 1,000 Javelin and "hundreds of AT4 anti-armor systems."

Including today's package, the US has committed to deliver $9.8 billion worth of military equipment to Ukraine since US President Joe Biden took over the White House in January 2021, the Pentagon specified.

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