The United States, through Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA)announced on Tuesday, 9th, the approval of a potential sale to Ukraine, estimated at US$ 138 million (approximately R$ 691.2 million).

This agreement aims to provide maintenance and upgrades for the air defense system Hawk Phase III Ukrainian.

The US State Department expressed a decision in favor of carrying out this foreign military sale, highlighting the American commitment to supporting Ukraine’s defense capabilities.

The proposed support package encompasses a wide range of services and equipment, including engineering and integration to ensure communication and interoperability, renewal and overhaul of Hawk system firefighting units, recertification of missile components, as well as provision of firefighting kits. tools, testing equipment and spare parts. These measures are designed to reinforce Ukrainian air defense in the face of existing challenges.

Since 2014, the United States has positioned itself as one of Kiev’s main allies, providing consistent military support.

The proposed sale reaffirms American support and awaits final approval from the US Congress, marking another significant step in defense cooperation between the two countries.

With information from Sputnik


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