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Countries that have provided military assistance to Ukraine

Several countries have provided military assistance to Ukraine since February 24 to defend against the Russian invasion.

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Details of all deliveries are not known. Among those that play an important role are American-made Javelin anti-tank missile launchers or Turkish combat drones.

The aid also includes protective equipment (helmets, bulletproof vests) and survival benefits.

An overview of military aid is published here, without it being known whether they were actually delivered. Others may remain secret.

US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced new $ 800 million in military aid, including howitzers and their vehicles, 144,000 grenades and 121 Phoenix Ghost “suicide drones”, bringing the aid to more than $ 4 billion Ukraine since the beginning of its term .

On April 13, he announced aid, including armored vehicles, artillery and helicopters.

Washington has previously provided or promised 1,400 Stinger anti-aircraft systems, 5,000 Javelin anti-tank missiles, 7,000 anti-tank weapons of another model, several hundred “suicide drones”, 7,000 assault rifles, 50 million rounds and various laser missiles. -guided systems, Puma drones, anti-artillery and anti-drone radars, light armor and secure communication systems.

Javelin, able to break through the Russian T-90 tank, became a symbol of Ukrainian resistance.

Washington also assured that Ukraine received spare parts for its fighters without specifying their source.

Ukraine, which said it had twenty Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drones before the Russian invasion, said in early March that it had received new orders at the end of January, 16 according to some experts.

Kyiv claimed to have deflected the defenses of the Russian cruiser Moscow, which sank last week in the Black Sea using TB2, while missiles hit it from the other side.

Some experts claim that Turkish drones continue to be supplied to Ukraine, which Ankara has never confirmed.

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The United Kingdom claims to have already distributed 200,000 pieces of equipment – including 4,800 NLAW anti-tank missiles and a small number of Javelins – and has announced the delivery of another 6,000 missiles.

The country also sent Starstreak anti-aircraft missiles and promised to send 120 armored vehicles (Mastiff, Wolfhound and Husky) and a new anti-ship system.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced on Friday that he planned to send tanks to Poland to help Warsaw send its own T72 to Ukraine.

In addition to humanitarian and economic support, London has pledged £ 350 million (€ 416 million) in financial support to the Ukrainian army.

Canada has committed approximately $ 112 million in military equipment to Ukraine since 2015, including approximately $ 94 million since February 2022.

Since February, Ottawa has announced the delivery of machine guns, rifles, sniper rifles, ammunition, grenades, rocket launchers and tracking equipment.

The country said this week that it was preparing to send heavy artillery, without details. They would probably be howitzers.

At the beginning of the conflict, Germany announced the delivery of 1,000 anti-tank weapons, 500 ground-to-air Stinger missiles, approximately 2,700 ground-to-air missiles and ammunition.

According to media reports, Germany has since sent more weapons, including machine guns, 100,000 grenades, 2,000 min, 15 bunker detonators, detonators and explosives.

Berlin, which has a say in the fate of weapons from the former East Germany, has approved requests from countries such as Estonia and the Czech Republic to send some of these weapons to Ukraine, including howitzers and armored personnel carriers.

Madrid on Thursday announced the delivery of 200 tons of military equipment, ammunition, 30 military trucks, special heavy transport vehicles and 10 light vehicles after sending a dozen aircraft with ammunition and small arms.

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France, which remains discreet, has supplied more than € 100 million in military equipment.

“Subsequent equipment, from the Milan to the Caesars through several types of armaments,” Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.

According to the French presidency, the Milan missiles have already been “donated” and the 155mm Caesar cannons will be delivered “in the coming days” as well as “thousands of grenades”. About forty Ukrainian soldiers have been trained in the treatment of the Caesars in France since Saturday.

Norway provided about 100 Mistral anti-aircraft missiles, which it planned to decommission, as well as about 4,000 M72 anti-tank weapons.

Sweden has announced the delivery of 5,000 single-shot AT-4 rocket launchers, 5,000 additional anti-tank weapons and demining equipment.

At the end of February, Finland promised 2,500 assault rifles, 150,000 ammunition and 1,500 rocket launchers. On March 24, it announced an additional, unspecified supply of weapons.

On February 27, Denmark announced the dispatch of 2,700 rocket launchers. On April 21, Prime Minister Mette Fredriksen promised during her visit to Kiev that her country would contribute another 600 million Danish crowns ($ 88 million) to the purchase of weapons.

Poland sent drones, Javelin anti-tank missiles, Grot assault rifles, ammunition, mortars and MANPADS (portable air defense systems, short-range ground-to-air missiles).

Unconfirmed information speaks of sending 40 T-72 tanks and 60 BMP-1 infantry fighting armored vehicles.

Slovakia engaged in military equipment worth around 62.5 million euros (fuel, ammunition, ground-to-air missiles, anti-tank missiles) and provided an S-300 air defense system. The country is also negotiating with Ukraine on the possibility of sending self-propelled howitzers Zuzana.

Romania announced a shipment of fuel, ammunition and other military equipment up to € 3 million at the end of February.

Latvia sent more than 200 million euros of material (ammunition, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and their launch pads, as well as drones).

Lithuania has provided military assistance for “tens of millions of euros”, including Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, mortars, rifles and ammunition.

Estonia contributed EUR 227.5 million in aid through Javelin anti-tank missiles, howitzers, anti-tank mines, anti-tank guns and ammunition.

Slovenia announced the dispatch of Kalashnikovs and ammunition at the end of February. According to the German media, Slovenia is negotiating with Germany to send a large number of its tanks in exchange for German tanks “Marder” and armored personnel carriers “Fuchs”.

Bulgaria does not officially provide military equipment due to the rejection of the pro-Russian socialists. However, its exports in this area to EU countries almost tripled between 20 February and 13 April compared to the same period in 2021.

The Czech Republic donated military equipment (for 45.2 million euros). According to local media, Prague sent self-propelled howitzers Dana, RM-70 Grad rocket launchers, Soviet-made T-72 tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.

Czech companies will repair Ukrainian tanks.

Belgium has announced that it will send 5,000 automatic rifles and 200 anti-tank weapons.

The Netherlands promised the delivery of 200 Stinger missiles at the end of February and the delivery of armored vehicles in April.

At the end of February, Greece announced that it had provided 400 Kalashnikov assault rifles, rocket launchers and ammunition.

For the time being, Italy has decided to conceal arms supplies.

Japan sent mainly electric generators and drones.