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Support and commitments continue for Ukraine

1st May 2024 - 17:00 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


The UK will send more Storm Shadow missiles to Ukraine. (Photo: MBDA)

Billions of dollars and many tons of equipment have been sent to help Ukraine’s fight against Russia over the past two years with funds and material continuing to be committed as a frontline stalemate drags on.

The past two weeks has seen a further immediate commitment of US$1.7 billion of equipment to support Ukraine with the UK putting forwards its largest package so far, the US sending equipment under a presidential directive, and Australia and Latvia committing UAS and air defence systems.

The focus has been on vehicles and some small boats. The UK has promised hundreds more vehicles and long-range strike missiles, while the US has committed $1 billion in vehicles, ammunition and missiles, all offering a clear indication of the expected future trajectory of the conflict in the medium term.

Much of the list of equipment being

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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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