Rammstein-3 meeting was held, where they announced the supply of new weapons for Ukraine

The chiefs of general staffs and defense ministers of almost fifty countries discussed the supply of new weapons to Kyiv at the third meeting of the contact group on the defense of Ukraine in the Ramstein-3 format.

As writes BB.LV, referring to information from DW, yesterday at a press conference in Brussels, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Mark Milley and US Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin announced the provision of new military assistance to Ukraine. According to Austin, the package will include 18 M777 howitzers and gun towing vehicles, as well as 46,000 155mm rounds. Kyiv will also receive guided missiles for multiple launch rocket systems:

“The United States will provide an additional $1 billion security assistance package to Ukraine.”

$650 million will go to a separate fund, thanks to this amount, Ukraine will be able to receive two more Harpoon coastal defense systems and thousands of secure walkie-talkies, night vision devices, thermal imagers and optical sights. The US Secretary of Defense also stated:

“This afternoon we heard serious announcements about new defense aid packages for Ukraine.”

He did not list them, but noted that a number of countries – Poland, the Netherlands, Canada – would supply additional artillery. The head of the Pentagon added:

“Let me also thank Slovakia for announcing a significant donation of Mi-series helicopters and urgently needed rockets.”

As our publication reported, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an interview with ERT that the transfer to Ukraine up to 30 infantry fighting vehicles BMP-1. This will happen, according to the prime minister, as part of the partial re-equipment of the Greek army park with modern machines from Germany.

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