US commits USD 6.3bn in security assistance to Ukraine [fact sheet]

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US Department of Defense released a fact sheet on the allocation of thousands of high-tech weaponry and equipment for Ukraine.

“The United States has committed approximately USD 6.3bn in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration, including approximately USD 5.6bn since the beginning of russia’s unprovoked invasion on February 24,” the statement said.

The assistance committed by the U.S. includes:

  • Over 1,400 Stinger anti-aircraft systems;
  • Over 6,500 Javelin anti-armor systems;
  • Over 20,000 other anti-armor systems;
  • Over 700 Switchblade Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems;
  • 126 155mm Howitzers and 260,000 155mm artillery rounds;
  • 108 Tactical Vehicles to tow 155mm Howitzers;
  • 19 Tactical Vehicles to recover equipment;
  • High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems and ammunition;
  • 20 Mi-17 helicopters;
  • Hundreds of Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles;
  • 200 M113 Armored Personnel Carriers;
  • Over 7,000 small arms;
  • Over 50,000,000 rounds of small arms ammunition;
  • 75,000 sets of body armor and helmets;
  • 121 Phoenix Ghost Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems;
  • Laser-guided rocket systems;
  • Puma Unmanned Aerial Systems;
  • Unmanned Coastal Defense Vessels;
  • 22 counter-artillery radars;
  • Four counter-mortar radars;
  • Four air surveillance radars;
  • Two harpoon coastal defense systems;
  • M18A1 Claymore anti-personnel munitions;
  • C-4 explosives and demolition equipment for obstacle clearing;
  • Tactical secure communications systems;
  • Thousands of night vision devices, thermal imagery systems, optics, and laser rangefinders;
  • Commercial satellite imagery services;
  • Explosive ordnance disposal protective gear;
  • Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear protective equipment;
  • Medical supplies to include first aid kits;
  • Electronic jamming equipment;
  • Field equipment and spare parts;
  • Funding for training, maintenance, and sustainment.

The Defense Department has stressed that the U.S. also “continues to work with its Allies and partners to identify and provide Ukraine with additional capabilities to defend itself.”

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