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Ukraine has received HIMARS from the US

Ukraine has received HIMARS from the US

Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksii Reznikov said Ukraine had received U.S. supplies of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), a powerful long-range weapon system that Kyiv hopes can help turn the tide on Russia’s invasion.

“Thank you to my U.S. colleague and friend Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin for these powerful tools! Summer will be hot for Russian occupiers. And the last one for some of them,” Ukrainian Defense Minister Oleksii Reznikov tweeted of the HIMARS delivery. He did not say how many systems had arrived.

Ukraine says it needs the HIMARS systems to better match the range of Russian rocket systems extensively used to pummel Ukrainian positions in Donbas.

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