$125 million defense package for Ukraine from DoD includes C-UAS, air defenseNews
November 06, 2023
WASHINGTON, D.C. Ukraine is set to receive a diverse array of military support, including counter-drone systems, National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems, and precision munitions, as part of the latest U.S. defense package, the Department of Defense announced.
The assistance, valued at up to $125 million, will also provide Ukraine with artillery rounds, anti-armor systems, and other equipment. This initiative marks the 50th U.S. security package for Ukraine since August 2021 and includes a variety of small arms ammunition, demolition munitions, and essential field equipment, the DoD statement reads.
In addition to the items from Defense Department inventories, the package is complemented by $300 million from the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), which funds capabilities directly procured from the defense industry.