Britain handing over three helicopters, 10,000 artillery rounds to Ukraine

Britain handing over three helicopters, 10,000 artillery rounds to Ukraine

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Great Britain hands over three Sea King helicopters and 10,000 artillery rounds to Ukraine.

British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace made a relevant announcement in Oslo, Ukrinform reports with reference to BBC.

According to Wallace, the first helicopter has already arrived in Ukraine. In the last six weeks, Ukrainian crews were trained in the UK to fly and maintain the aircraft.

Moreover, Sea King helicopters will provide search and rescue capabilities.

Read also: Britain to provide Ukraine with new air defense package - Sunak

The Sea King was previously used by both the Royal Air Force and the Royal Navy, with the last craft being retired by the Navy in 2018.

Wallace also noted that Britain will additionally send 10,000 artillery shells to Ukraine to help the Armed Forces secure the recently liberated territory.

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