The Pentagon said that Ukraine received enough MLRS HIMARS

The United States has already transferred enough Western HIMARS multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine. Colin Kahl, Deputy Secretary of Defense for Political Affairs of the United States, spoke about this at a briefing. The broadcast was on the Pentagon's Twitter (the social network was blocked in Russia at the request of the prosecutor's office).

“Ukrainians are doing well with the number of systems (HIMARS.— RBC), and the priority is now really is to ensure sustainable supply,— Kal said.

He noted that Washington handed over 16 such MLRS to Kyiv. Ukraine received three more identical M270 systems from the UK. Also, according to him, Germany will transfer three MLRS to Ukraine.

Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksiy Reznikov announced on August 1 that the country's army had already received the German Mars II MLRS. Germany announced the transfer of three multiple launch rocket systems to Ukraine in June.

The latest package of US military assistance to Ukraine included additional munitions for HIMARS, but not the launchers themselves. The total amount of US military assistance to Ukraine after the implementation of this package has grown to $9.8 billion since February 2022 and to $11.8 billion since 2014.

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