AIM-9M Missiles, $250 M in Additional Security Assistance He
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Aug 30, 2023

AIM-9M Missiles, $250 M in Additional Security Assistance Headed for Ukraine

With the presidential drawdown authority package announced today, the U.S. has committed more than $43 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of Russia's invasion in February 2022.

"Today, the department also announced an additional security assistance [package] to meet Ukraine's critical security and defense needs," said Deputy Pentagon Press Secretary Sabrina Singh during a briefing today.  

The aid package is the 45th of its kind and includes, among other things, air defense and artillery munitions, mine-clearing equipment and medical vehicles, Singh said.

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"The U.S. will continue to work with its allies and partners to provide Ukraine with the capabilities to meet its immediate battlefield needs and longer-term security systems requirements," Singh said.

US Department of Defense
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