US announces military assistance worth $150 million to Ukraine, including counter-drone systems

Washington / Kyiv / Moscow – The US Department of Defence has announced a defence aid of $150 million to Ukraine. This includes counter-drone systems, counter artillery radar, secure communication gear and electronic warfare system. This is the second time in the last three months that the United States has announced defence assistance to Ukraine. US President Joe Biden is scheduled to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin in the next week. Hence, against this background, the announcement of defence assistance to Ukraine becomes noteworthy.  

0 million, रक्षा सहायताRussia was declared the worst enemy of the United States after Joe Biden took over as the US President. He then took an aggressive stance on the Crimea issue, warning that the United States would never recognise Russia’s control. Last month, US Secretary of State Antony Blinken testified that the United States would stand by Ukraine against Russia’s aggression and provide considerable defence assistance. The announcement made by the Department of Defence on Friday seems to be a part of that.

 

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