The US is sending Ukraine an additional $400 million in the latest military aid package

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WASHINGTON – The United States will send Ukraine an additional $400 million in military aid from U.S. stocks as Russia’s war against the country entered its ninth month, the Pentagon announced Wednesday.

The new package will include 150 heavy machine guns with special thermal sights to take out attack drones that Russia bought from Iran and has deployed against civilian infrastructure in recent months.

The equipment will come from the Defense Department’s stockpile and will also include additional ammunition for national advanced surface-to-air missile systems and High mobility artillery rocket systems; 200 precision-guided 155mm artillery pieces; 10,000 120 mm mortar rounds and more than 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition.

It will also include an undisclosed number of high-velocity anti-radiation missiles; 150 Humvees; more than 100 light tactical vehicles and spare parts for 105 mm howitzers already in Ukraine.

The US will send Ukraine an additional $400 million in military aid, according to the Pentagon.

The US will send Ukraine an additional $400 million in military aid, according to the Pentagon.


Firefighters at the scene of Russian shelling in Kiev on November 23, 2022.

Firefighters at the scene of Russian shelling in Kiev on November 23, 2022.


A woman near a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the city of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.

A woman near a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the city of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.


Ukraine's troops fire an M777 howitzer

Ukrainian troops fire an M777 howitzer in eastern Ukraine on November 23, 2022.


As Ukraine heads into its brutal winter, Russia has purposefully targeted Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, senior US defense officials have said. To help with power outages, Wednesday’s package also includes 200 generators.

The latest military aid package is the 26th approved by President Biden since the summer of 2021. The last package, also valued at $400 millionwas announced on 10 Nov.

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