Ukraine receives new batch of M270 MLRS from the UK
A new batch of M270 multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) from the UK has arrived in Ukraine (Photo:Just Click’s With A Camera/flickr.com)
A new batch of M270 multiple launch rocket systems (MLRS) from the UK has arrived in Ukraine, Ukrainian Minister of Defense Oleksii Reznikov stated on Twitter on Aug. 12.
Reznikov thanked British Defense Secretary Ben Wallace and the British people for their continuing contribution to Ukrainian security.
“Your support is amazing and so important for Ukraine,” he said.
“Our Ukrainian army will skillfully use this “replenishment” on the battlefield.”
Wallace previously said the UK would give Ukraine three additional multiple launch rocket systems and a "significant" number of missiles.
On Aug 1, Ukraine received four more American HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems from the United States.
Ukraine has receive nearly 30 modern Western MLRS from various partner nations since the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion. M270s are a heavier version of the U.S. HIMARS MLRS, and use compatible munitions.
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