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Pentagon Giving More Military Vehicles To Ukraine In $400 Million Defense Aid Package

Added 11-09-22 08:16:02am EST - “The Pentagon announced it will send more military assets to Ukraine including patrol vessels, tanks and high-tech explosive drones, the DOD announced Friday.” - Dailycaller.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Dailycaller.com: “Pentagon Giving More Military Vehicles To Ukraine In $400 Million Defense Aid Package”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

The Pentagon announced Friday that it is set to give the Armed Forces of Ukraine more military assets used in land, air and sea as part of its latest $400 million defense aid.

Ukrainian forces are expected to receive 40 armored patrol boats and 45 refurbished tanks funded by the U.S. government as part of the latest military aid package, according to a press release issued by the Department of Defense (DOD). The Pentagon will also allot 1,100 explosive drones known as the Phoenix Ghost Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems to Ukraine, the press release noted.

The package includes: 💠45 refurbished T-72B tanks with advanced optics, communications, & armor packages 💠1,100 Phoenix Ghost tactical unmanned aerial systems 💠40 armored riverine boats https://t.co/UPQe9rdImb

The Pentagon previously gave Ukraine 18 armored patrol boats, known as riverine boats, back in June, the U.S. Naval Institute News reported. (RELATED: Ukrainian President Zelenskyy Asks Congress For More Jets, Sanctions On Russia)

On the same day that the DOD announced the newest package including the 40 riverine vessels, Russian forces struck a Ukrainian armored patrol boat with a drone near the Dnieper River, Naval News reported.

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