In a written statement from the US Department of Defense (Pentagon), details of the $325 million military aid were announced.
In the statement, it was noted that the Biden administration has supplied Ukraine with weapons from the army inventories for the 36th time since August 2021.
The details of the ammunition and equipment included in the package are listed as follows:
“Additional ammo for HIMARS; 155mm and 105mm artillery shells; TOW missiles; AT-4 anti-tank weapon systems; anti-tank mines; demolition munitions for barrier clearance; over 9 million small arms ammunition; four logistics support vehicles; precision air munitions ; test and diagnostic equipment to support vehicle maintenance and repair; port and port security equipment; spare parts and other field equipment.”
“Putin’s visit to Ukraine is a sign that things are not going well”
White House spokeswoman Karine Jean-Pierre said at a daily press conference that the United States will continue to work with its allies and partners to defend Ukraine.
Regarding Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to the Donbass region, which his country has illegally annexed in Ukraine, Jean-Pierre said, “Putin’s visit seems to indicate that they know that things are not going well for Russia.” made its assessment.
Jean-Pierre said that Putin sought the support of his people with this visit, “because he knew that his army was underperforming and could not achieve its objectives in the war.”