The Russian invasion of Ukraine, launched at the behest of Putin, continues. John Kirby, the United States National Security Council’s coordinator for strategic communications, said in a statement, He announced that he would send a new package of security assistance, including High-Performance Artillery Rocket Systems, to Ukraine.
Kirby the statement said: “We continue to provide Ukraine with security assistance at a historic level. Later this week, the administration will announce the next package of weapons and equipment for Ukraine,” he said. This package will include “more so-called HIMARS systems, which the Ukrainians have used very effectively to make a difference on the battlefield,” spokesman Kirby explained. In addition, artillery shells and heavy weapons ammunition for HIMARS will be sent to the Armed Forces of Ukraine.