Biden Admin Sending Another $275 Million In Military Aid To Ukraine

On Friday, the Biden administration announced an additional $275 million in military aid to Ukraine, bringing the total amount of military aid provided to Ukraine by the Biden administration up to $20 billion.

“This authorization is the Biden Administration’s twenty-seventh drawdown of equipment from DoD inventories for Ukraine since August 2021,” the Defense Department said in a press release. “This security assistance package will provide Ukraine with new capabilities to boost its air defenses in addition to providing critical equipment that Ukraine is using so effectively to defend itself on the battlefield.”

The package includes additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, 80,000 155mm artillery rounds, Counter-Unmanned Aerial Systems equipment, Counter air defense capability, High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles Ambulances and medical equipment, about 150 generators, and field equipment.

“In total, the United States has committed $20 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden Administration,” The press release added. “Since 2014, the United States has committed approximately $22.1 billion in security assistance to Ukraine and more than $19.3 billion since the beginning of Russia’s unprovoked and brutal invasion on February 24.”

The Defense Department also said that the Biden administration will continue to send aid to Ukraine in the future to “meet Ukraine’s evolving battlefield requirements.”