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The United States has handed over Excalibur precision-guided missiles to Ukraine, Bloomberg writes, citing budget documents.
As Bloomberg notes, the documents are the first confirmation of the delivery of these projectiles, officials have not previously commented on the dispatch of Excalibur.
The Pentagon will spend $ 92 million on the supply of Excalibur shells to Ukraine. You can use them with 155-mm howitzers. The Excalibur radius is 40.5 km, the developers assure that the deviation from the target does not exceed 2 m.
At the end of August, Politico wrote about plans to deliver Excalibur to Ukraine, citing a source. The interlocutor of the publication said that they would not be included in the next package of military assistance.
More than six months ago— on the night of February 24— President Vladimir Putin announced the start of a military operation in Ukraine. He called its goals the protection of the population of Donbass, demilitarization and “denazification”; neighboring state. Mobilization has been declared in Ukraine, martial law has been introduced, Western countries have introduced several packages of sanctions against Russia.
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