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US provides a further $325 million worth of arms and equipment to support Ukraine, taking total to $43.9 billion since invasion

22nd September 2023 - 12:05 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


Ukraine to get more HIMARS rockets but ATACMS remains off the table. (Photo: Wisconsin National Guard)

The US on 21 September announced another $325 million in arms and equipment to Ukraine, including missiles, air defence systems, ammunition and vehicles in support of the Eastern European country’s operations against the Russian invasion.

The announcement of the new round of funding by US President Joe Biden follows recent commitments of $600 million on 7 September which included ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and mine clearing equipment and $250 million in defence articles and services announced on 29 August.

The most recent announcement includes $128 million worth of arms and equipment from DoD stocks as well as $197 million in arms and equipment under previously directed drawdowns.

The order will again include HIMARS ammunition as well as .50 calibre machine guns for C-UAS, AIM-9M missiles and Avenger systems for air defence,

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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