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Ukraine Has Received at Least Two NASAMS Anti-Aircraft Missile Systems

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Newly-delivered NASAMS systems enter service in Ukraine / Open source illustrative photo
Newly-delivered NASAMS systems enter service in Ukraine / Open source illustrative photo

The Armed Forces of Ukraine’s Air Force has been bolstered with the addition of new NASAMS anti-aircraft missile systems, now on active combat duty

The president of Ukraine, Volodymyr Zelenskiy, formally declared this development.

"I have held a daily conference call. Received reports on the supply of ammunition, military vehicles, and equipment for the last day. Additional NASAMS systems from partners were put in operation," Zelenskiy said.

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He added that it was a "timely reinforcement of our air defenses prior to the winter period."

Simultaneously, the count of NASAMS remains undisclosed.

The NASAMS has been in operation by the Air Force for almost a year, with the first use of this SAM in Ukraine occurring in mid-November 2022. According to available official information, Ukraine has a minimum of two NASAMS air defense systems.

The NASAMS provides air defenders with a tailorable, state-of-the-art defense system that can maximize their ability to acquire, engage and destroy current and evolving enemy fixed and rotary wing aircraft, unmanned aerial vehicles and emerging cruise missile threats.

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