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8/19/2022, 6:31 PM (Source: TeleTrader)
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US might send Ukraine game-changing weapons - report

The United States is considering which new weapons it could send to Ukraine that would change the game on the battlefield in the eastern and southern parts of the country, a senior Pentagon official told reporters at a press briefing on Friday, on a condition of anonymity. The goal, according to him, is "to ensure the success of the Ukrainian army."

In the meantime, he confirmed that Washington will be providing Ukraine with another $775 million in military aid. The latest package will include, among other things, additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and howitzers. Moreover, he asserted that in the two to three months, the country might opt to transfer National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS) to Ukraine.

The notice comes amid continuous shelling from both Ukrainian and Russian forces. The United Kingdom Ministry of Defense's latest intelligence report revealed that Moscow's strikes on Kharkiv's residential area intensified. Meanwhile, Russian officials claimed Ukrain carried out strikes in Energodar, a town near the Zaporizhzhia nuclear power plant.

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