US announces $400 million in military aid to Ukraine
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The United States will provide Ukraine with additional security assistance worth $400 million, including HARM anti-radar missiles, armored vehicles, and ammunition of various calibers, U.S. Department of Defense announced in a press release on Nov. 23.
The message provided the following breakdown of the aid package:
- Missiles for NASAMS air defense systems;
- 150 heavy machine guns with thermal imagery sights to counter UAVs;
- Ammunition for HIMARS rocket artillery systems;
- 200 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds;
- 10,000 120mm mortar rounds;
- High-speed Anti-radiation missiles (HARMs);
- 150 HMMWV armored vehicles;
- Over 100 light tactical vehicles;
- Over 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition;
- Over 200 generators;
- Spare parts for 105mm Howitzers and other equipment.
On Nov. 18, Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said the United States was working on increasing financial assistance to Ukraine.
On Nov. 15, U.S. President Joe Biden asked U.S. Congress to allocate a further $37 billion for Ukraine aid.
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