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US announces additional security assistance for Ukraine: Bradleys, Strykers, ammo for artillery, HIMARS, Patriot

US announces additional security assistance for Ukraine: Bradleys, Strykers, ammo for artillery, HIMARS, Patriot

On 27 June, the US Department of Defense announced additional security assistance worth up to $500 million to “meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense needs,” according to s statement published on the Pentagon’s website.

The package includes additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems, HIMARS, and tube artillery; additional HARM missiles, 30 Bradleys and 25 Strykers, and multiple articles of other equipment.

“This authorization is the Biden Administration’s forty-first drawdown of equipment from DoD inventories for Ukraine since August 2021,” the statement reads,

According to the Pentagon, the capabilities in this package include:

  • Additional munitions for Patriot air defense systems;
  • Stinger anti-aircraft systems;
  • Additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS);
  • Demolitions munitions and systems for obstacle clearing;
  • Mine clearing equipment;
  • 155mm and 105mm artillery rounds;
  • 30 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles;
  • 25 Stryker Armored Personnel Carriers;
  • Tube-Launched, Optically-Tracked, Wire-Guided (TOW) missiles;
  • Javelin anti-armor systems;
  • AT-4 anti-armor systems;
  • Anti-armor rockets;
  • High-speed Anti-radiation missiles (HARMs);
  • Precision aerial munitions;
  • Small arms and over 22 million rounds of small arms ammunition and grenades;
  • Thermal imagery systems and night vision devices;
  • Testing and diagnostic equipment to support vehicle maintenance and repair;
  • Spare parts, generators, and other field equipment.

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