Rocket launch system from US arrives in Ukraine

Excessive Mobility Artillery Rocket Programs (HIMARS) from the USA have arrived in Ukraine, Protection Minister Oleksii Reznikov stated Thursday.

“HIMARS have arrived to Ukraine. Thanks to my 🇺🇲 colleague and pal @SecDef Lloyd J. Austin III for these highly effective instruments,” Reznikov tweeted.

CNN couldn’t independently confirm if or when the HIMARS had entered the nation or in the event that they had been already getting used within the battlefield.

The HIMARS is a A number of Launch Rocket System developed for the US Military within the Nineteen Seventies. It carries a preloaded pod of six 227mm guided missiles, or one pod loaded with a tactical missile.

Each Russia and Ukraine already function MLRS methods however the six-rocket HIMARS model being despatched to assist Kyiv is extra superior, with superior vary and precision.

Ukraine has requested for round 300 of those methods. So far, the US has solely donated 4 HIMARS to Ukraine, however hasn’t dominated out offering extra sooner or later.

Individually, Germany will ship three such methods to Ukraine, German Protection Minister Christine Lambrecht stated Wednesday.

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