We are waiting for NASAMS: the United States confirmed that they will supply Ukraine with modern air defense systems

By: Myroslav Trinko | 28.06.2022, 09:28
We are waiting for NASAMS: the United States confirmed that they will supply Ukraine with modern air defense systems

The other day there was information in the network that the United States of America was going to supply Ukraine with the NASAMS air defense system. This information has now been confirmed.

What we know

This was announced by Jacob Sullivan, national security advisor to the President of the United States, during the G7 summit, which is now taking place in Germany.

“I can confirm that we are indeed preparing to approve a package that includes modern air defense systems,” he said.

More detailed information about weapons and their quantity will be revealed this week during the announcement of the next military aid package.

For those who don't know

Recall NASAMS - This is a mobile air defense system for the destruction of maneuvering targets at low and medium altitudes. The complex was developed in the early 90s of the last century by the Norwegian company Kongsberg Defense with the participation of the American Raytheon. The air defense system entered service with the Norwegian Armed Forces in 1994. Range of missiles AIM-120AMRAAM is 20-40 km, and the maximum height is 20 km. The cost of one such battery is about $65 million

Source: Eurointegration

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