Biden administration approves $1 billion military aid package to Ukraine

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The Department of Defense announced a military aid package to Ukraine on Monday valued at roughly $1 billion.

This latest aid includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 75,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition; 20 120 mm mortar systems and 20,000 rounds of 120mm mortar ammunition; and munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems.

"Today, the Department of Defense (DoD) announces the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $1 billion to meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense needs," acting Pentagon press secretary Todd Breasseale said in a statement. "This authorization is the Biden Administration’s eighteenth drawdown of equipment from DoD inventories for Ukraine since August 2021."... (Read more)