U.S. Pledges Another $3 Billion for Ukraine Defense, the War's Largest Aid Package

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Washington also plans to name the military mission supporting Kyiv and appoint a general to lead the training and assistance effort

WASHINGTON—The U.S. promised nearly $3 billion more in long-term security aid to Ukraine, the White House said, the biggest U.S. weapons assistance package since Russia invaded six months ago.

The package includes advanced surface-to-air defense systems, up to 24 counter-artillery radar systems, nearly 250,000 rounds of artillery munitions, drones and spare parts, the Pentagon said. It also includes funding to train Ukrainian forces on how to use Western-provided weapons, defense officials said.

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