Lithuania delivered thousands of anti-tank grenade launcher Carl Gustaf rounds and the RISE-1 long-range smart initiation system to Ukraine, marking another contribution to Ukraine’s defense capabilities, the Lithuanian Defense Ministry announced on 2 February.
This follows the announcement by Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda that Lithuania will provide $200 million in additional military assistance to Ukraine.
🇱🇹🇺🇦Lithuania remains steadfast in its military support to Ukraine. Today @LTU_Army delivered detonation systems & thousands of rounds of ammunition for anti-tank grenade launchers. Our commitment to support Ukraine is not just solidarity, it's an investment in Europe's security. pic.twitter.com/8KEMPAgtIN
— Lithuanian MOD 🇱🇹 (@Lithuanian_MoD) February 2, 2024
Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anušauskas highlighted Lithuania’s unwavering commitment to Ukraine, stating, “Our assistance to Ukraine is active and consistent because it is an investment in our own security.”
Anušauskas also emphasized Lithuania’s efforts in the demining coalition it is “assembling for Ukraine.”
In January, Ukraine and Lithuania agreed on joint steps for manufacturing drones to meet the needs of the Ukrainian military.
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