Contents tagged with Javelin missile systems
By 2020, the Ukrainian army will fully transition to NATO standards, Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said during a meeting with residents of Zdolbuniv in the Rivne province, the presidential press service reported.
According to Poroshenko, although it is far weaker than the Russian army, the Ukrainian army is still ready to oppose the enemy. It has also not yet reached the limits of its combat capabilities. An amount in excess of 5% of the country’s GDP is being allocated to the military’ …
The Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States Valeriy Chaly said that some Ukrainian MPs interfered with Ukraine’s attempts to obtain American weapons, reports Hromadske.
“There were cases when representatives of the Ukrainian Parliament interfered with the process of providing weapons to Ukraine. In response to the question asked by Americans “Do you need weapons?”, they would answer “Will you support my faction?” This included people who are now running for President. It harmed the efforts …
The Pentagon has allocated about $308 million dollars to manufacture Javelin man-portable, anti-tank missile systems for other countries, including Ukraine, according to the list of contracts concluded by the US Department of Defense.
The American companies Raytheon and Lockheed Martin will manufacture the systems, which will then be given to the armed forces of Australia, Lithuania, Taiwan, Turkey, Ukraine and Estonia. The work will be carried out in Arizona until the end of August 2021.
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