Ukraine and US signed new contract for Javelin missiles


The Ministry of Defense of Ukraine at the end of 2019 signed a contract with the US Government to supply to Ukraine the second batch of Javelin anti-tank missiles.

Deputy Minister of Defense Anatoliy Petrenko reported this during a briefing on December 26.

According to him, in 2019, the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense signed two contracts with the US Government under the Foreign Military Sales Program (FMS), as well as one contract with the NATO Support and Procurement Agency.

Recall that on October 3, the State Department has made a determination approving a possible Foreign Military Sale to Ukraine for one hundred fifty (150) Javelin missiles and related equipment and support for an estimated cost not to exceed $39.2 million. The Government of Ukraine has requested to buy 150 Javelin missiles and 10 Javelin Command Launch Units (CLUs).

Also included are training devices, transportation, support equipment, technical data and publications, personnel training and training equipment, U.S. government, engineering, technical, and logistics support services, and other related elements of logistics support tools and test equipment; support equipment; publications and technical documentation; spare and repair parts; equipment training and training devices; U.S. Government and contractor technical, engineering and logistics support services; and other related elements of logistical, sustainment, and program support.

The U.S. sold Ukraine 210 missiles and 37 launchers in 2018.

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