US to give Ukraine 18 more M777 howitzers

On May 19, the United States of America announced the fourth military aid package for Ukraine.

What is known


it will include 18 M777 howitzers (previously the United States transferredUkraine 90 howitzers), 18 tactical vehicles for moving howitzers, three AN/TPQ-36 counter-battery radar stations, as well as field equipment and spare parts.

Radar AN/TPQ-36

By the way, the cost of the new package is $100 million. That is, the total US aid to Ukraine since February 24 reached $3.9 billion.

Howitzer M777

Recall that the M777 is an American155mm towed howitzer that fires up to 30 km (depending on projectiles). It is used by the ground forces of the United States, Australia, Canada, India, Saudi Arabia, and now Ukraine.

Source: U.S. Department of Defense