Washington, Nov 3 (AP) The US is expected to provide $425 million in new military aid to Ukraine in its fight against Russia.
US officials said on Thursday that it also includes long-term funding of about $300 million to buy laser-guided munitions to shoot down drones.
He said that this long-term funding will be made available through the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative.
Apart from this, the Biden administration will provide weapons and other equipment worth about $125 million.
Officials said the weapons included high-mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) and the National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System, as well as artillery shells, anti-tank missiles, demolition equipment and cold-weather equipment. Are.
Officials have given this information on the condition of anonymity because this assistance has not been announced publicly yet.
This is the 50th aid package from the Pentagon and is similar to a similar $150 million aid package from about a week ago.
AP Gola Simmi