Earlier this week, President Biden announced that the United States would not provide missile systems capable of striking Russian territory. Any missile system can certainly cross borders. However, the United States will provide the HIMARS system without advanced missiles that can go up to 300 kilometers. With “normal” missiles, the system has a range of about 70 kilometers.
The Ukrainians are said to have assured the Americans that they would not launch US missiles at Russia. Weapons will be stationed in the Donbass region of eastern Ukraine, where the Ukrainian military is fighting fiercely with Russian troops, and Russia has recently seized some strategic locations.
The advanced missile system is part of a larger US aid package to Ukraine worth about $ 700 million. Ukrainians will need at least two weeks of training to work in this organization. However he acknowledged that their numbers were not enough to defeat Ukraine’s.
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