President Joe Biden’s administration is preparing to send a $1 billion arms package to Ukraine on Monday, according to Reuters Report.
The $1 billion arms package will be one of the largest aid packages the United States has sent to Ukraine since Russia invaded the country in February.
A billion dollar arms package will do included “Long-range weapons munitions and armored medical transport vehicles,” said Reuters sources, who spoke with the bomber on condition of anonymity.
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Specifically, the weapons package will include “HIMARS munitions, NASAMS surface-to-air missile system ammunition, and up to 50 M113 armored medical transports,” Reuters mentioned.
But sources to Reuters warned that the current $1 billion package could change ahead of its expected announcement on Monday.
A billion-dollar arms package to come just days after the Pentagon announce It will send to Ukraine weapons and equipment from the US Department of Defense stockpiles worth up to $550 million.
“The United States continues to stand with allies and partners from more than 50 countries in providing vital security assistance to support Ukraine’s defense of its sovereignty and territorial integrity against Russian aggression,” State Department press release He said.
The next $1 billion arms package will be funded through the Presidential Troop Withdrawal Authority.
According to Reuters explained:
The new package will be funded under the Presidential Drag Authority (PDA), where the president can authorize the transfer of articles and services from US stocks without congressional approval in response to an emergency.
HIMARS plays a major role in the artillery duel between Ukraine and Russia and has been described as a “mill” with very little frontline movement in the eastern Donbass region of Ukraine.
In May, Congress authorized $40 billion in economic and military aid to Ukraine after Russian leader Vladimir Putin invaded the country, even as Americans grappled with high inflation and food shortages.