US to give Ukraine 18 more M777 howitzers

By: Myroslav Trinko | 20.05.2022, 12:21
US to give Ukraine 18 more M777 howitzers

May 19 USA announced the fourth military aid package for Ukraine.

What is known

It will include 18 M777 howitzers (USA sends 90 M177 howitzers to Ukraine: APU is already using them (video) ), eighteen tactical vehicles for moving howitzers, three AN/TPQ-36 counter-battery radars (radar), as well as field equipment and spare parts. 

Radar AN/TPQ-36

By the way, the cost of a new package is $100 million. That is, the total US aid to Ukraine since February 24 reached $3.9 billion. 

Howitzer M777

Recall The M777 is an American 155 mm towed howitzer that fires up to 30 km (depending on projectiles). It is used by the ground forces of the United States, Australia, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, and now Ukraine.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense

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