International Desk: The US Department of Defense Pentagon has announced an additional $250 million security assistance package for Kiev in Russia's ongoing war in Ukraine. Stryker armored vehicles and advanced weapons are included in this package. The Biden administration continues to provide military aid to defeat Moscow in the Ukraine war. Thursday's announcement is the second largest package the United States has announced for Ukraine so far. News from CNN. The Pentagon said the new package would include 90 Stryker armored vehicles, 59 Badly Fighting Vehicles. Its previous package included 50 badleys. More than 100 of these military vehicles will be delivered to Kiev this month for use against Russia on Ukrainian territory. According to the US media CNN, the latest security assistance package includes a lot of ammunition for the Himmers rocket system. High Mobility Artillery Rocket System or HIMERS. It is a Medium Range Multiple Launch Rocket System or MLRS. It is a mobile unit that can launch multiple precision-guided missiles simultaneously.
The Ukrainian troops have had a great impact by attacking the weapons depots and command posts of the Russian forces through these Himmers. So far, the Biden administration has given several Himars to Ukraine. The Pentagon has said that additional weapons will be given to Ukraine's air defense in response to Russian attacks. On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin announced the start of the war in Ukraine. Western countries, including the United States, have been providing humanitarian and military support to Zelensky's government since the beginning, taking a stand against this war. The Kremlin has repeatedly warned the West that these weapons will further accelerate the war. Even the Western arms and military vehicles sent to Ukraine will be a legitimate target of Russia, the Putin administration has clearly stated. However, NATO countries continue to provide military assistance regardless of Moscow's threats.