DOD planning $3.5B in military equipment transfers to Ukraine

By Tony Bertuca / March 15, 2022 at 5:13 PM
The Defense Department, flush with $3.5 billion in emergency supplemental spending granted by Congress, is considering a range of additional military equipment that can be transferred to Ukraine to help the nation defend itself from the ongoing Russian invasion. The funds will be used to replenish U.S. equipment sent to Ukraine through presidential “drawdown” authority, while Pentagon spokesman Chris Sherwood said, “the types and quantities of specific equipment provided to Ukraine through security assistance might vary based on Ukraine’s evolving...

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