Pentagon Announces Additional Aid Package for Ukraine

The Pentagon has announced an additional assistance package for Ukraine. The assistance will be worth $550 million and drawn from U.S. stockpiles including 75,000 rounds of ammunition and an undisclosed amount of additional ammunition for the high mobility artillery rocket systems. The package is the 17th drawdown of equipment from Department of Defense inventories for Ukraine since last August. In total, the U.S. has committed $8.8 billion in security assistance to Ukraine since the beginning of the Biden administration.