​Eighth Plane with US Military Aid Arrived to Ukraine

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Since January 22, USA have sent more than 650 tons of defense ammunition to Ukraine / Photo credit: Oleksii Reznikov / Twitter
Since January 22, USA have sent more than 650 tons of defense ammunition to Ukraine / Photo credit: Oleksii Reznikov / Twitter

The aircraftt delivered 86 tons of ammunition from USA as a military aid for Ukraine to prevent possible Russian invasion

Ukraine received from USA more than 650 tons of defense ammunition - Defense Express reports citing Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov’s post on Twitter.

“The 8th bird has arrived in Kyiv! The weight of today's cargo with ammunition for our @ArmedForcesUkr is 86 tons! Since January 22, our partners from #USA have sent more than 650 tons of defense ammunition to Ukraine! To be continued” – Oleksiy Reznikov wrote on Twitter.

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Earlier the seventh arcraft from USA delivered 85 tons of combat ammunition for grenade launchers. The United States also handed over to Ukraine hand-held disposable grenade launchers M141 Bunker Defeat Munition (BDM) or SMAW-D ("Disposable") as Russia moves 30,000 troops, military equipment including Iskander, S-400 missile systems to Belarus.

Eighth Plane with US Military Aid Arrived to Ukraine, Defense Express
The eighth aircraftt delivered 86 tons of ammunition from USA / Photo credit: Oleksii Reznikov / Twitter

As reported, amid russia's drawdown on Ukraine's border about 500 tons of US military aid had arrived to Ukraine during the last week, UK has sent 2,000 anti-tank missiles, 30 Elite Troops, Poland had took a decision to supply Piorun MANPADS and other defensive weapons to Ukraine. At the same time Ukraine was Increasing Army by 100,000.

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