US officials are working on another round of military aid for Ukraine. Reuters agency, citing White House sources, said the aid included HIMARS high-mobility missile artillery systems and NASAMS short- and medium-range air defense systems, as well as 50 armored medical vehicles.
Administration of the President of the United States Joe Biden Another batch of military aid is being prepared Ukraine It is worth a billion dollars, Reuters reported on Friday. The package is expected to be announced on Monday and will increase the current $8.8 billion in aid Washington has provided to Ukraine. Russia February 24 Invasion.
Officials cited by Reuters point out that the package has not yet been signed by President Biden and that its value and content could change until it is signed.
Reuters: US to supply missiles for HIMARS and NASAMS systems
However, if signed in its current form, agency sources indicate, it will include HIMARS high-mobility missile artillery systems and missiles for NASAMS short- and medium-range air defense systems, as well as 50 armored medical vehicles.
The new package would be funded through the Presidential Drawdown Authority (PDA) mechanism, which allows the president to transfer surplus weapons without congressional approval in response to an emergency.
America So far it has delivered 16 HIMARS systems to Ukraine, and on July 2 it promised to deliver two NASAMS systems.
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