For the needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine, the United States received missiles, which are one of the latest modifications to the Javelin anti-tank systems.
This was reported by the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine.
- The first consignment of cargo under a contract signed in December 2019, namely, rockets to the Javelin anti-tank missile systems and auxiliary equipment totaling more than 27, arrived in Ukraine as part of a pilot project on June 16 with the US government’s program “International military sales” million US dollars, the report said.
The project provides for the delivery to the Armed Forces of the armament complex, its maintenance and the provision of related services for the training of personnel for the operation of anti-tank systems throughout the entire “life cycle”.
According to the agreements, the supply of other military goods is planned for 2021-2022.
- The implementation of the contract for a total amount of more than 36.5 million US dollars is a significant step in the development of Ukrainian-American strategic cooperation in support of the defense capabilities of Ukraine and opens up new prospects for the implementation by the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine of direct foreign economic agreements in the field of arms and military equipment with partner states, – noted in the department.
Recall, the Office of Military Cooperation of the US Embassy in Ukraine received equipment for more than $ 60 million, including Javelin anti-tank missiles, for transfer to Ukrainian partners.