To make this website work, we log user data. By using Shephard's online services, you agree to our Privacy Policy, including cookie policy.

×
Open menu Search

UK to supply Ukraine with unspecified anti-ship missiles

12th April 2022 - 17:00 GMT | by Harry Lye in London

RSS

A Harpoon missile is fired from the Duke-class Type 23 frigate HMS Argyll. (Photo: UK MoD/Crown Copyright)

The commitment to provide Ukraine with anti-ship missile systems came following a surprise visit to Kyiv by UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday, 9 April.

The UK has announced it will supply Ukraine with anti-ship missiles as the country continues to resist Russia’s invasion; however, the MoD would not say which specific system would be provided.

The UK is also supplying Ukraine with 120 armoured vehicles as part of the newly announced support.

Anti-ship missiles would help Ukraine deter potential amphibious or naval assaults on its Black Sea coast.

Asked what missiles the UK would provide, an MoD spokesperson told Shephard: ‘Following the Prime Minister’s visit to Ukraine the MoD continues to examine all options to provide further lethal aid to Ukraine, including anti-ship

Already have an account? Log in

Want to keep reading this article?

Read this Article

Get access to this article with a Free Basic Account

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 1 free story per week
  • Personalised news alerts
  • Daily and weekly newsletters
  • Free magazine subscription to all our titles
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Create account

Unlimited Access

Access to all our premium news as a Premium News 365 Member. Corporate subscriptions available.

  • Original curated content, daily across air, land and naval domains
  • 14-day free trial (cancel at any time)
  • Unlimited access to all published premium news
  • 10-year news archive access
  • Downloadable equipment data handbooks
  • Distribution rights (Corporate only)
Start your free trial

Share to

Linkedin