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AUGUST 2022

US Announces New Military Aid Package To Ukraine With Advanced Air-Defense Systems

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US Announces New Military Aid Package To Ukraine With Advanced Air-Defense Systems

Three NASAMS launchers of the Dutch military, each can be loaded with six AMRAAM missiles. Source: the Dutch Ministry of Defense.

On July 1, the US announced $820 million in additional military aid for Ukraine, including advanced air-defense systems.

The this the fourteenth drawdown of equipment from the US Department of Defense (DoD) inventories for Ukraine that the Biden Administration has authorized since August 2021. The US has now sent $7.6 billion in assistance to Ukraine, including nearly $7 billion since the start of the Russian special military operation in the country on February 24.

In a statement, the DoD said that the new military aid package will include:

  • Additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS);
  • Two National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS);
  • Up to 150,000 rounds of 155 mm artillery ammunition;
  • Four additional counter-artillery radars.

The most important element of the new package is the NASAMS short- to medium-range air-defense systems, which the US hope will help Kiev forces defend against Russian missiles and warplanes.

The NASAMS was developed by the Norwegian company Kongsberg Defence & Aerospace in cooperation with Raytheon in the US. The DoD thanked Norway for facilitating the transfer of the system to Ukraine.

“The US continues to work with its Allies and partners to provide Ukraine with capabilities to meet its evolving battlefield requirements. In particular, DoD recognizes Norway’s cooperation to enable the historic provision by the United States of modern air defense systems that will help Ukraine defend against Russia’s brutal air attacks,” the DoD said in its statement.

The NASAMS, which was fielded by Norway in the late 1990s, was designed to defend against drones, helicopters, cruise missiles and warplanes.

The first and second generation of the air-defense system are armed with the AIM-120 AMRAAM, which is designed for air-to-air engagement.

Although the air-to-air range for AMRAAM is estimated to be 75 km for AIM-120B and over 160 km for the latest AIM-120D, these ranges are estimated for head-on encounters by fast moving aircraft at an altitude. The range is reduced to just 30 kilometers when the AMRAAM is launched from the ground.

The third generation of the NASAMS is armed with a variant of the AMRAAM that was especially developed for ground launch, the AMRAAM ER. This version has a range of more than 40 kilometers.

The NASAMS system is built around the AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel X-band, pulse-Doppler radar, which has a maximum range of 40 to 120 kilometers depending on the version. Other radars can be integrated into the system.

US Announces New Military Aid Package To Ukraine With Advanced Air-Defense Systems

An AN/MPQ-64 Sentinel radar. Source: US Army.

The air-defense system will likely be effective against cruise missiles because the AMRAAM and the AMRAAM ER are both equipped with active radar seekers, a feature that gives an advantage when dealing with small aerial targets.

Ukraine will likely use the NASAMS systems to defend the capital Kiev against Russian missile attacks as they will not likely be that effective on the frontline where Russian warplanes are flying on low altitudes and striking from a stand-off distance.

The systems effectiveness against more advanced Russian cruise missiles like the stealth Kh-101, which is usually used in strikes on Kiev, remains in question. It is also unclear for how long these systems will be able to survive the Russian Aerospace Forces’ routine SEAD [Suppression of Enemy Air Defenses] operations.

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Elohim Kosher Bar

Israeli TV show mocks crucifixion of Jesus.

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Donnchadh

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Elohim Kosher Bar

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Elohim Kosher Bar

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ivan

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Dog shit, on fire.

Iren

Pope Francis declares Lucifer (Satan) God and Jesus his son! look it up on youtube and watch the liturgy. link didn’t work here

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Ramses

Ha ha ha, that was truly funny clip! You are obviously to stupid to understand humor.

Name

SF hacked? Only reports about deliveries

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Mark

I hope Russia will soon drain out all Western swamp from Ukraine.

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joe9211

and Putin still does NOTHING and waits for the next killed babies and Kids instead of protecting them ☹️☹️ what a fucking shame..

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Donnchadh

I can understand your frustration and anger the west are dam lucky I am not in charge ! Wisdom without real action is just talk.

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Sunny

The problem with your post is that you’re just showing off how you’re a seething nitwit. 0 arguments, 0 reason, only coping and seething.

USA#1!

The Arsenal Of Democracy will NEVER abandon it’s Ally…nothing Vladolph Pitler can do about it…

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Jasonovich

You have no democracy, you inept moron.

Joe Bidet Is A Senile Nonce

The arsehole of perversion and debauchery would be a better description of the JewSA, ya sick faggot!

HB_Norica

The arsehole of democracy is irrelevant … 1400 stinger missiles sent and Russia CAS roam at will over the battlefield. 26,500 ATGM’s and Russian armor still advances. M-777 are hated by the Ukes because they fail in the middle of the first battle. Uke’s are selling $250,000 USD javelins on the black market for $10,000 but no one wants them because they are crap … Russian tank guns have a range of 5Km while Javelin’s have a range of less than 2Km … you can’t get close enough to a Russian tank to use them.

The Uke’s are even selling western weapons to the RUSSIANS … the Russians bought 2 French Caesar howitzers for $100 last month that western media reported as captured and now the Russians are negotiating to buy a HIMARS. Fucking joke.

HB_Norica

That should read $100K not $100

joe0211

you believe in Russian propagand?? you trust in Putins promises? you believe in his announcements? he will attack all sender of weapons – haha.. he will attack all decision centers – haha.. he will protect all russians in Ukraine – haha .. there are hundreds of killed kids and babies in Donbass since February and he did NOTHING.. there are thousand of weapons delivered from the WEST and he did NOTHING.. there are thousands of NATO-fighters in Ukraine killing russian soldiers, civilist etc and Putin does NOTHING..

and you trust in this traitor??

Rick Jefferson

He is too cautious. He needs to step it up.

Sunny

The US doesn’t have any allies, only slaves. Cope and seethe bidetbot.

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hipp

Want to see how the two Caesars was captured , to can understand the fate of some of those NASAMS – an air to air rockets platforms for a country without planes :)

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Антон

Advanced SAM, aha, just 40 km range and no own missile constructed for NASAMS. “Panzir-SM” self-propelled SAM has the same range and 15 km altitude, 12 missiles (or up to 48 smaller anti-drone missiles) with close to hyper-sonic speed and 2 rapid fire 30-mm guns. It can operate alone, with 1 vehicle, or as a part of integrated anti-air defense. Loading machine of the complex carries 24 missiles (or up to 96) missiles and can launch them. 1 firing vehicle and 1 loader can resists swarm drone attack. That’s what i would call advanced. It’s not mock-up, these machines are in production. Pay attention to new bombastic armored chassis, it’s “Typhoon” series of Kama Automobile Plant.

https://tvzvezda.ru/news/2022629201-35fkJ.html

Emrisrex

US buying Norwegian weapons cos their own are so substandard…..

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Ramses

Not correct and stupid statement of you

HB_Norica

After the dismal record of the Patriot missile in the Gulf was and in Saudi Arabia the US military are using this system to protect their “high value targets” including Washington DC … which kinda says that even the pentagon doesn’t trust their own missiles to protect them.

7even-N-6

Every 48 hours the U.S. govt. announces an extra 500 million dollars worth of weapons yada yada yada. Come on already its obvious that the U.S. govt. is going to use the war in Ukraine to steal as much money from the imbecile U.S. autistic tax payer. The U.S. is history so they’re going to rob the zombie American people of as much wealth as they can and escape the country just like Zelensky has done with Ukraine. It is the demise of the U.S. empire as the world’s bully and this is what’s best for humanity and even for the American people even though they’re too stupid to understand it. We should all be hoping and praying that Russia obliterates any adversary militarily so that we can be free here in the states as well. Once the U.S. petrodollar collapses, watch all the filthy fuc#$king rats leave this country and escape to Israel, the UK and wherever the f#ck they want to leave I just want them out so we the Americans who actually give a dam about our people can cleanse this sh#$thole of a country and bring back some decency and rule of law. Then perhaps America will become a self sufficient non-militant nation and we will stop meddling in other countries internal affairs because we have a lot things we need to attend to right here at home. Out of all the nations of the world we are currently the last country that should be passing any kind of judgement on any other nation. I see what’s become of this country and it makes me sick to my fu#cking stomach. Glory to Russia….

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Paul

When Jews run your country, they enjoy ruining your country. And running up the debt just makes the goyim cheaper slaves.

Sunny

Oceania is at war with Eurasia. Oceania has always been at war with Eurasia. Remember that when you hand over everything that you own to us, it’s because you are standing firm, to protect Oceania from Eurasia. Welcome to 1984.

Bobo

Russia will double down in finding and destroying this nato supplied equipment. The west is doing all it can to prolong the conflict in Ukraine. Also more British mercenaries arrested by LDPR military units in former East Ukraine being reported by the BBC in London. Let us remind the Western vassal governments that mercenaries are Not covered by the Geneva conventions.

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Sunny

Sure, the ukrops are going to lose eventually. But America never expected to win, they just want to kill Russians and at that they are succeeding. But that’s only the first layer of it. The second layer is the great reset, and at that they are succeeding as well.

At this point they are just sacrificing tens of thousands of people as part of ritualistic sacrifice, to pave the way for the NWO. It’s disgusting and abhorrent.

Ramses

No, that’s not it. Kremlin decided to invade Ukraine. Ukraine asked for help abroad to defend themselves, they were heard and gets help. Simple as that.

Your talk about rituals and sacrifice. Talk to kremlin about it, they don’t want to listen to your nonsense. Why should we listen to you then?

Sunny

Lmao are you writing a script for a disney movie or something?

>Muh evul kremlin decided to invade muh ukraine.

Maybe your comedy tier narrative will work on dead platforms such as twitter but over here that ain’t going to fly. If the US did not want a war with Russia, we would not have heard recorded phonecalls of Victoria Nuland who dictated who should be assigned to positions of power in Ukraine, nor would we have had 14000+ dead civilians in Donbas who were killed by the Kiev regime because they did not recognize the corrupt US puppet regime.

Just stop your comic book tier nonsense, its getting ridiculous at this point.

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joe9211

Russian will not double anything because Putin is selling Russia to the West – he gets a lot of money to fight the war in this gay way, he loves killed babies in Donezk and will not do anything against the attacks there..

Ramses

Putler is a self serving egocentric oligarch and fraudster of the people. He shouldn’t have been trusted and responsible for handing out letters even.

Acco Hengst

The us will not stop shipping weapons. Neither will all the allies on which it puts pressure.

The US policy position is to bring Russia to its knees.

Russia would like to pursue its original policy positions and likely hang on to the Southern seaports. That is not acceptable to Ukraine but it is losing combatants of any age rapidly.

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Ramses

No. It is not to put russia on its knees. It is to help Ukraine defend their territory. What happens to russia is insignificant, interests nobody.

SM Sparviero

‘nobody’. Speak for yourself moron.

The most part of mankind is on Russian side. Deal with it.

Rick Jefferson

Ukes are not defending any territory. They are losing more everyday. Russia will never allow Washington or its stooges to place nuclear missiles on Russia’s doorstep. The Uke soldiers are the dumbest people on the planet. They are giving their lives for the greater glory of the US Empire which wants all of them to be killed because they believe that all those deaths will weaken Russia.

Paul

That’s what the western governments think of their citizens. They want them poor, shivering, and in debt.

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Ramses

and what is the responsibility of the citizens then, nothing?

Rick Jefferson

90% of the citizens are completely brainwashed.

John

A few Zircons will put them to bed.

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joe0211

also dreamer..

La Rata

Super … Nice … Russia will test theirs SEAD weapons ….take some video and post the destruccion of this ssystem ….

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joe0211

dreamer

Matt

Is it true?… https://www.zerohedge.com/military/ukraine-successfully-hitting-russian-command-posts-new-rocket-system-pentagon…

Or is it BS propaganda???…

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ivan

yeah, after snake island there is no buk no pantsir to protect senior Russian operational capability. Lord Putin will be next.

Icarus Tanović

Shame on you Norwegian mod. Russia defended you from nazis and nazism, you guys have minorities on both sides of the border, you guy are always in Russia, vacations every day, cigarettes, food, cars, fuel. Well, shame on you. You are not working for the interests of Norwegians.

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