Ukraine receives Javelins

01 May 2018

Ukraine has received Javelin anti-tank missiles from the United States, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty (RFE/RL) reported on 30 April, citing Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko on Facebook and a US State Department official.

RFE/RL recalled the US approval of a USD47 million military aid package consisting of 210 Javelin missiles and 37 Javelin command launch units, including 2 spares, referring to a 1 March Defense Security Co-operation Agency (DSCA) press release about the Foreign Military Sale. The DSCA said in the press release that the package also includes basic skill trainers and that the missiles would come from US Army stocks.

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