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The U.S. reportedly is set to provide Ukraine with M982 Excalibur munitions.
“These precision-guided munitions will aid Ukraine’s counter-offensive against Russia, which is focused on targeting ammunition depots and military installations,” foreign relations expert, Samuel Ramani, tweeted. “Scan Eagle surveillance drones, which the U.S. also provides, will amplify their impact.”
Ramani tweeted about the development Sunday, replying to a tweet by The Kyiv Independent.
The Ukrainian outlet appeared to draw from reporting by Politico, tweeting: “A source close to the deliberations of the latest military aid package shared with Politico that the M982 Excalibur rounds, traveling up to 70km, will be sent to Ukraine ‘at some point in the future.’”
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Politico reported on Friday that the Biden administration authorized $775 million in additional security assistance for Ukraine that will include new drones, armored vehicles and artillery as the Unites States anticipates that Kyiv will see hard fighting on the ground in the coming weeks.
“For the first time, the U.S. is sending 15 ScanEagle surveillance drones…
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