Another Batch of 35 Humvee Vehicles Arrives in Ukraine from U.S.

The off-road military utility vehicles arrived in Odessa City’s harbor as part of a U.S. military aid shipment weighing totally some 350 tons
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Heavy cargo ship Ocean Glory has brought to Ukraine another shipment of U.S. military aid, comprising 35 Humvee vehicles along with other military equipments
Heavy cargo ship Ocean Glory has brought to Ukraine another shipment of U.S. military aid, comprising 35 Humvee vehicles along with other military equipments

This new shipment of U.S. defense aid for Ukraine arrived in Odessa on board the heavy cargo vessel Ocean Glory on March 24

Unloading is expected for completion on Friday, March 26, and this will expectedly be followed by an official handover ceremony.

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Humvee vehicles from previous shipment of U.S. security aid / Photo credit U.S. Embassy

The current shipment of U.S. military aid to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, weighing overall about 350 tons, comprises 35 HMMWV light utility military vehicles along with other military items.

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As DE reported, the U.S. government had allocated $250 million in military aid for Ukraine for FY 2021. USD 75 million of this allocation will pay for U.S. lethal weaponry, while the remainder will be spent on military equipment, nonlethal weapons, personnel training and other expenditures.

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10 speedboats, 70 inflatable rigid-hull boats arrived in Ukraine from the U.S. on Feb 10, 2021 to beef up its Navy with retired U.S. vessels

For this year, Ukraine is anticipating the delivery from the U.S. of radars for countering artillery, digital radios L3Harris, and situational awareness capabilities, in addition to three Island-Class patrol boats.

The latest of the U.S. military aid shipments arrived in Ukraine on February 10, 2021, comprising 10 speedboats and more than 70 inflatable rigid-hull boats with related subsystems and equipment.

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