US President Joe Biden Plans To Send More Advanced Missile System To Ukraine

US President Joe Biden Plans To Send More Advanced Missile System To Ukraine
U.S. President Joe Biden delivers a speech during his visit to a Lockheed Martin facility in Troy, Alabama on May 3, 2022

International Military - US President Joe Biden has decided that the United States will provide the Ukrainian army with "more advanced missile and ammunition systems." This allows the army to strike key targets on the battlefield in Ukraine more accurately. wrote it in the opinion article Before New Yorkkankan

The president cited "javelin anti-tank missiles, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, high-powered artillery and precision missile systems, radar, drones, Mi-17 helicopters and ammunition." The decision fits with what Biden describes in his article as America's clear goals. "We want a democratic, independent, sovereign and prosperous Ukraine with the necessary means of defense."

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What Biden did not mention is that the US also sent HIMARS (M142 High Mobility Artillery Rocket System) to Ukraine. This was later confirmed by government sources to Reuters and AFP news agencies. The HIMARS missile uses precision munitions and has a range of about 80 kilometers. "These systems will be used by Ukraine to repel Russian advances on Ukrainian territory, but they will not be used on targets on Russian soil," the official said.

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Like Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, Biden said he believed the war in Ukraine should be ended through diplomacy, not on the battlefield. Biden said the talks had now stalled because "Russia continues to wage war to control as much of Ukraine as possible."

In his opinion, Biden pledged to help solve the food crisis and reduce dependence on Russian fuel. But he didn't offer any specific plans.

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