The United States provided Ukraine with two air defense systems

The US Department of Defense has announced $820 million in new military aid to Ukraine, including missiles, missiles and air defense systems.

This equipment package includes two anti-aircraft systems, four new radars and missiles for the recently introduced American HIMARS rocket launchers, as well as up to 150,000 155-mm shells.

These two air defense systems can launch short- and medium-range surface-to-air missiles and are manufactured by the American company Raytheon and the Norwegian group Kongsberg.

Two remotely controlled systems allow the interception of aircraft, including drones and cruise missiles.

“The United States continues to work with its allies and partners to provide Ukraine with the equipment it needs on the changing battlefield,” Pentagon spokesman Todd Priselli said.

He highlighted Norway’s cooperation in securing the historic delivery to the United States of two advanced air defense systems that will help Ukraine counter Russian air attacks.

This new batch of equipment, sourced from US military stockpiles, brings total US aid to Kyiv since the start of the Russian operation in Ukraine to $6.9 billion.

Source: AFP.

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