UK strengthens Ukrainian air defense

Digital Aviation, seb. – Denmark, the United Kingdom, the United States and the Netherlands created alliance Economic and military to supply Ukrainian air defense equipment. This package consists of hundreds of short and medium range missiles.

meeting Ukrainian Defense Contact Group (UDCG) held just a few days ago culminated in the announcement of this fund “to provide vital air defense equipment, which will assist Ukraine in supporting offensive operations and protecting critical national infrastructure,” noted Ben Wallace, British Defense Secretary.

Through this fund will be obtained Hundreds of short and medium range air defense systems. the delivery of the difference already started It is expected to finish in a few weeks. The package mostly consists of Soviet era missileswhich meets the most urgent needs of the Armed Forces of Ukraine in terms of Offensive operations support systems And Protecting national infrastructures Critics.

Funding for air defenses is the latest British aid to be announced to Ukraine, following its recent delivery Storm Shadow Missiles The scope and the Prime Minister’s announcement last week that the UK would make a donation other air defense systems and long-range attack drones.

Earlier in the previous week, the Minister of Defense had met with his JEF counterparts in Amsterdam and announced that the UK would provide an additional £250 million to the International Fund for Ukraine (IFU), in addition to A new £92m package of critical air defense capabilities. The equipment will be procured in the coming months through the IFU to enhance Ukraine’s ability to protect its critical national infrastructure, civilian population and frontline personnel. package will save Radars To help protect against indiscriminate Russian attacks, as well cannon and a large amount of Ammo. Norway, the Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Iceland and Lithuania have contributed to the fund.

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Other recent assistance to Ukraine has included the provision of Challenger 2 main battle tanks, armored vehicles and self-propelled guns, as well as the start-up of Training programs for Ukrainian infantry, marines and pilots.

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