US announces $1 billion in new arms aid for Ukraine

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Published: 2022-08-08 20:32

Last Updated: 2022-09-30 07:49


US announces $1 billion in new arms aid for Ukraine
US announces $1 billion in new arms aid for Ukraine

The Pentagon announced Monday $1 billion in fresh military aid for Ukraine, including additional Himars system missiles that have helped Kyiv's forces attack Russian troops far behind the front lines, reported AFP.

The package also includes more surface-to-air missiles for defense against Russian aircraft and rockets, more Javelin anti-armor rockets, and other ammunition, according to a statement from the US Department of Defense.