UK to send more weapons to Ukraine, including hundreds of drones and anti-tank systems
The UK will supply scores of artillery guns, hundreds of drones, and hundreds more anti-tank weapons to Ukraine in the coming weeks, the UK Defense Secretary has revealed.
More than 20 M109 155mm self-propelled guns and 36 L119 105mm artillery guns will soon arrive from the UK, Defense Secretary Ben Wallace announced in an update to Parliament on July 21, 2022, as said in the statement by the UK government. Counter-battery radar systems and more than 50,000 rounds of ammunition for Ukraine’s existing Soviet-era artillery will also follow, Wallace added.
The UK will also send more than 1,600 anti-tank weapons in the coming weeks, along with drones, including hundreds of loitering aerial munitions.
“The scale and range of equipment we are providing demonstrate the strength of our resolve. Together with our international partners, we will ensure Ukraine has the tools to defend their country from Putin’s illegal invasion,” said UK Defense Secretary Ben Wallace.