Another batch of 35 Humvee vehicles arrives in Ukraine from U.S.

Another batch of 35 Humvee vehicles arrives in Ukraine from U.S.

The off-road military utility vehicles arrived in Odesa city’s harbor as part of a U.S. military aid shipment weighing totally some 350 tonnes.

This new shipment of U.S. defense aid for Ukraine arrived in Odesa on board the heavy cargo vessel Ocean Glory on March 24, Defense Express reports.

The unloading is expected to be completed on Friday, March 26, followed by an official handover ceremony.

The current shipment of U.S. military aid to the Ukrainian Armed Forces, weighing overall about 350 tonnes, comprises 35 HMMWV light utility military vehicles along with other military items.

As Defense Express reported, the U.S. government had allocated $250 million in military aid for Ukraine for FY 2021. USD 75 million of this allocation will pay for U.S. lethal weaponry, while the remainder will be spent on military equipment, nonlethal weapons, personnel training and other expenditures.

For this year, Ukraine is anticipating the delivery from the U.S. of radars for countering artillery, digital radios L3Harris, and situational awareness capabilities, in addition to three Island-class patrol boats.

The latest of the U.S. military aid shipments arrived in Ukraine on February 10, 2021, comprising 10 speedboats and more than 70 inflatable rigid-hull boats with related subsystems and equipment.

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