02 Mar '18, 7pm

Ukraine officially cleared to buy Javelin weapons

WASHINGTON ― The U.S. State Department is poised to officially clear the sale of Javelin anti-tank missiles to Ukraine, in a long-awaited move that will give Ukraine’s military a new capability four years after Russia’s annexation of Crimea . The announcement, reported by Defense News earlier in the day, was officially posted Thursday afternoon on the website of the Defense Security Cooperation Agency. The potential sale would be worth an estimated $47 million, covering 210 Javelin missiles and 37 Javelin command launch units, or CLU, plus two more for spares. The missiles will be drawn from U.S. Army stocks, with the CLUs obtained from on-hand Special Defense Acquisition Fund-purchased stocks. The SDAF is a special State Department fund set up to speed expected requests for military equipment from allies. If State Department officials expect a request will be made, they c...

Full article: https://www.defensenews.com/global/europe/2018/03/01/ukra...

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