What is in the new US security assistance to Ukraine?

Published date23 June 2022
Publication titleJerusalem Post, The: Web Edition Articles (Israel)
"The United States reaffirms its unwavering support for Ukraine's sovereignty and territorial integrity within its internationally recognized borders, extending to its territorial waters."

US Department of Defense website

This includes twelve uses of the Presidential Drawdown Authority, an act allowing for expedited delivery of defense resources to foreign countries in emergency situations, since late 2021. These instances account for $4.7 billion of the total, directly from Department of Defense stockpiles.

US Security commitment to Ukraine

Among many other forms of security equipment, the United States has committed the following to Ukraine:

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* Over 1,400 Stinger anti-aircraft systems;

* Over 6,500 Javelin anti-armor systems;

* Over 20,000 other anti-armor systems;

* Over 700 Switchblade Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems

* 121 Phoenix Ghost Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems;

* Laser-guided rocket systems;

* Explosive ordnance disposal protective gear;

* Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear protective equipment;

* Medical supplies to include first aid kits;

Global Security Contingency Fund

Since 2014, the United States has also provided more than $42 million in training, advisory services and equipment to assist the Ukrainian...

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