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US could offer Ukraine extra military assistance under new $10 billion package

8th March 2022 - 12:15 GMT | by Flavia Camargos Pereira in Kansas City

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The latest US military aid package to Ukraine included Javelin anti-tank missiles. (Photo – US Army)

After providing $1 billion in military aid to Ukraine, the Biden administration has asked Congress to approve $10 billion in supplemental funding, including security assistance.

The US federal government is seeking approval from Congress for a new $10 billion supplemental aid package for Ukraine in its defensive war against Russia.

Shalanda Young, acting director of the Office of Management and Budget, sent the request to Congress on 2 March. ‘Given the rapidly evolving situation in Ukraine, I anticipate that additional needs may arise over time,’ she stated at the time.

Included in the package is $4.8 billion for the DoD to support US troop deployments in support of NATO efforts, as well additional military equipment for Ukraine.

Out of this fund, the DoD plans to

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