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Starting in 2015, and up to the current inclusive, the United States has provided Ukraine military aid for a total amount of two billion dollars, reported the TV channel “Ukraine 24” the Secretary of national security and defense of the country Alexey Danilov. The interview is available on YouTube.
As noted by Defense Express, for a specified period Washington gave Kiev, in particular, valuable medical equipment, armored vehicles High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicle and spare parts, Harris multi-band radios, patrol boats of type Island, portable anti-tank missile FGM-148 Javelin, night vision devices, first aid kits, laboratory for rapid analysis of chemicals, demining equipment, radar counter-battery AN/TPQ-36, tactical gear, complete sets of summer and winter camouflage clothing, flak jackets and Kevlar helmets.
The Agency notes that in the framework of humanitarian assistance Ukraine received from U.S. mobile field hospital, food, generators, heaters for rooms, diving equipment and equipment for various branches of the armed forces.
In September 2019, the American company Raytheon has estimated the reliability of the FGM-148 Javelin in 94 percent or more.
Then military attaché of the Embassy of Ukraine to the USA, Colonel Andrei Ordinovich said that the level of destruction of the Ukrainian units after equipping the stations of the American AN/TPQ-53 decreased from 47 to 18 percent. In 2015, Ukraine has received from the United States 20 stations production Lockheed Martin, presumably, in the version with stripped-down functionality, the ability to track at short range sources of mortar and artillery attack.
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