Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has thanked U.S. President Joe Biden and the people of the United States for a new $450 million security assistance package for Ukraine.
The head of state wrote this on Twitter, Ukrinform reports.
"We're grateful to U.S. President Joe Biden and the American people for the decision to provide another $450 million defense aid package to Ukraine. This support, including additional HIMARS, is now more important than ever. By joint efforts we will free Ukrainian land from the Russian aggressor!" Zelensky said.
At the same time the first video of The first shots in Ukraine of the long-awaited American MLRS HIMARS were published by Ukrainian Journalist Andriy Tsaplienko on his account on Telegram.
According to the Journalist Ukraine was provided with missiles capable of hitting a Russian target at a distance of up to 80 km with unique accuracy.
“The first shots of the long-awaited American MLRS HIMARS on the positions of the occupiers. 4 units of the American artillery missile system M142 HIMARS arrived in Ukraine and immediately went on combat duty. Our country has been provided with missiles capable of hitting a Russian target at a distance of up to 80 km with unique accuracy. At this distance, HIMARS is unattainable for art,” the post said.
It can be about M30/M31 Guided MLRS (GMLRS) rockets. The GPS-guided missiles have a range of about 50 miles (80km), a US official told reporters earlier.
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