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The UK Announces Largest-Ever Military Aid Package for Ukraine

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Rishi Sunak announces £500 million in funding and equipment to bolster Ukrainian defense

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak confirmed that the UK would provide an additional £500 million in immediate funding to support the highest priority capabilities, including further ammunition, air defense and drones – taking its support this year to £3 billion.

The Ministry of Defense will also send its largest-ever single package of equipment from the UK, designed to help push back the russian invasion on land, sea and air. It includes:

  • 60 boats including offshore raiding craft, rigid raiding craft and dive boats as well as maritime guns;
  • More than 1,600 strike and air defense missiles, as well as additional Storm Shadow long-range precision-guided missiles;
  • More than 400 vehicles, including 160 Husky protected mobility vehicles, 162 armoured vehicles and 78 all-terrain vehicles;
  • Nearly 4 million rounds of small arms ammunition.

    Ahead of a visit to Poland and Germany, the Prime Minister reiterated that Ukraine’s security was central to all of Europe’s security. He said the UK would continue to work to galvanise the international community to support Ukraine’s defence.

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