American MLRS HIMARS will take up combat duty in Ukraine from next week

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American MLRS HIMARS will take up combat duty in Ukraine from next week
American MLRS HIMARS will take up combat duty in Ukraine from next week
16 June, 18:14In the worldPhoto: Википедия
The American MLRS M142 HIMARS will go on combat duty with the Armed Forces of Ukraine from Wednesday next week. At the moment, the first team of the Ukrainian military is completing a three-week training course on the use of the American MLRS. After that, the next group will start learning.

“The United States confirmed that in addition to the previously announced 4 M142 HIMARS MLRS delivered to Ukraine, 8 more multiple launch rocket systems will be added, however, their transfer will take place later, after the next group of Ukrainian military has been trained,” the Avia portal reports. .pro , citing The Washington Post.

Retired Lieutenant General Ben Hodges, who commanded the US Army in Europe, said that 12 installations are not even close to enough to change the situation.

“It seems that we continue to hold back and all that is happening is the prolongation of the situation,” he said.

According to the source, Pentagon officials plan to supply more weapons, but noted that the delivery and training of specialists takes time.

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