Brigade of Ukrainian forces in the Donbass in the future will be strengthened America's missile systems Javelin, announced the commander of the armed forces of Ukraine Ruslan Homchak.
The supply to Ukraine the first batch of Javelin - 37 launchers and 210 missiles for a total amount of $ 47 million - the United States approved in March 2018. Later the US has still carried out the supply of missiles for the Javelin.
The Ukrainian authorities have received from the U.S. a batch of missiles FGM-148E for anti-tank Javelin and additional equipment totaling more than $ 27 million, said on Wednesday the press service of the Ukrainian Ministry of defence.
Earlier, the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine reported that it will be given weapons and equipment for $ 60 million, including walkie-talkies, ammunition and missiles Javelin.
The U.S. military has prepared to be sent to Ukraine cargo through military assistance, including missiles for anti-tank Javelin, said in a Sunday message on Twitter of the Transport command of the United States.
"The soldiers of the U.S. air force assigned to the air base, "Dover", loaded weapons in the line of foreign military sales the aircraft, Atlas Air Worldwide, to be sent to Ukraine. The U.S. committed to the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Ukraine", - is told in the message.
Weapons, military equipment, equipment and ammunition — the Pentagon continues to equip, Shoe and clothe the Ukrainian army. The state Department approved the sale of 16 patrol boats on a record amount of $ 600 million. The U.S. Embassy in the Ukrainian capital announced the delivery of anti-tank missile systems Javelin, radios and other military equipment for 60 million. About how and why Washington is arming Kiev — in the material RIA Novosti.
Just with 2014, the United States spent on strengthening the Ukrainian defense almost half a billion dollars. Only this year has allocated 300 million, and 100 on lethal weapons. However, for 16 patrol boats Mark VI Kiev will have to pay.
USA will give Ukraine the equipment for more than $ 60 million, including walkie-talkies, ammunition and anti-tank missiles Javelin, said Wednesday the press service of the U.S. Embassy in Kiev.
Earlier the Ukrainian Ambassador to the U.S. Vladimir Yelchenko said that Ukraine is negotiating with the US on the purchase of three large shipments of weapons and expects delivery of three boats like Island this year.