December 4, 2023

Archive – The US Military utilizing a NASAMS system – Europa Press/Contact/US Air Pressure – Archive


The Division of Protection of the USA has introduced this Wednesday that it’s going to ship a brand new package deal of navy help to Ukraine loaded with air protection programs and drones, and valued at 1,300 million {dollars} -around 1,160 million euros-.

This new spherical of assist consists of 4 NASAMS mannequin medium-range air protection batteries, which have already been despatched in earlier provides and have served the Ukrainian Armed Forces to repel Russian missile and drone assaults.

Washington may even provide Phoenix Ghost and Switchblade mannequin unmanned aerial autos, in addition to different navy tools to shoot down enemy drones. It would additionally embody artillery ammunition and weapons in opposition to tanks and armored autos, in line with CNN.

The USA doesn’t presently plan to produce extra cluster bombs, a controversial munition despatched earlier this month and which drew criticism not solely from Russia, but in addition from allies of Washington and Kiev for the opposed penalties for the civilian inhabitants of the place it’s used.

This package deal is a part of the Ukraine Safety Help Initiative (USAI), which not like different packages which might be drawn from the Pentagon’s reserves, these are contracted out to business, a course of that may take a number of months.

The USA has provided giant quantities of weapons to Ukraine unfold over quite a few rounds, the final ones within the midst of the Ukrainian counter-offensive, which in latest instances has been questioned for its slowness and few successes.