Austin calls on U.S. defense companies to rebuild Ukraine's armaments sector

By Tony Bertuca / December 6, 2023 at 11:17 AM
Senior military officials are meeting with industry executives in Washington today to discuss a strategy for bolstering domestic arms production in Ukraine, with Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin calling on the "full might of American industry" to aid Kyiv in what is expected to be a long-term battle against Russia. Austin, speaking at the inaugural Ukraine Defense Industrial Base Summit hosted by the Commerce Department, said Ukraine can continue to count on support from the Biden administration and U.S. allies but...

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