The United States will send another $400 million to Ukraine as part of the current military aid package.

The United States will contribute another $400 million in military aid to Ukraine from its own reserves as Russia’s war on the country enters its ninth month, the Pentagon announced on Wednesday.

The latest package will include 150 heavy machine guns with sophisticated thermal imagery sights to shoot out attack drones purchased from Iran and used on civilian infrastructure in recent months.

The weapons will be drawn from the Defense Department’s stockpile and will include additional munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems and High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, as well as 200 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds, 10,000 120mm mortar rounds, and more than 20 million rounds of small arms ammunition.

It will also include an undisclosed number of high-speed anti-radiation missiles; 150 Humvees; more than 100 light tactical vehicles and spare parts for 105mm howitzers already in Ukraine.

The US will send Ukraine another $400 million in military aide, according to the Pentagon.
The US will send Ukraine another $400 million in military aide, according to the Pentagon.
Firefighters at the scene of Russian shelling in Kyiv on November 23, 2022.
Firefighters at the scene of Russian shelling in Kyiv on November 23, 2022.
A woman at a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the town of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.
A woman at a house destroyed by Russian shelling in the town of Vyshgorod on November 24, 2022.
Ukraine troops fire a M777 howitzer
Ukraine troops fire a M777 howitzer in eastern Ukraine on November 23, 2022.

As Ukraine enters its brutal winter, Russia has been purposefully targeting Ukraine’s energy infrastructure, senior US defense officials have said. To help during power outages, Wednesday’s package also includes 200 generators.

The latest military aid package is the 26th approved by President Biden since the summer of 2021. The last package, also valued at $400 million, was announced Nov. 10.

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