Ammunition for HIMARS and howitzers: USA is preparing defense package for Ukraine worth 550 million 08/02/2022 11:52:32. Total views 822. Views today — 0.

The administration of US President Joseph Biden is going to approve a new $550 million defense aid package for Ukraine on August 1. This was announced at a press conference by Pentagon spokesman John Kirby.

"The Biden administration will adopt a new $550 million security aid package today", - he noted.

Among other things, Ukraine should receive ammunition for the HIMARS MLRS and shells for 155mm howitzers.

"Today's package will include more ammunition for multiple launch rocket systems known as HIMARS. And I know you are all familiar with this. The same goes for ammunition for 155mm artillery systems previously delivered to Ukraine, which are now on the battlefield", - he official told.

Let us recall that Kirby announced the next package of military aid on July 29.

"I fully expect this and I think that relatively soon, you will see another aid package", - he noted.

However, the official did not name the expected delivery date.

As previously reported, russia has not yet managed to destroy a single HIMARS system on the territory of Ukraine.