New $2B 'defense enterprise program' would build up Ukraine's weapons industry

By Tony Bertuca / May 15, 2024 at 6:29 PM
A new $2 billion initiative announced in Kyiv today by Secretary of State Anthony Blinken is intended to help build a domestic defense industrial base in Ukraine as it faces long-term conflict with Russia. The Ukraine Defense Enterprise Program aims to use $2 billion to support foreign military financing for Ukraine to procure weapons via foreign military sales, as well as “facilitate co-production between Ukrainian and U.S. industry and help support Ukraine’s defense industrial base to strengthen Ukraine’s capacity to...

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