Contents tagged with Javelin

  • Estonia delivers Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine

    Amid growing threat of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Estonia has sent the first shipment of lethal weapons to Kyiv. Ukraine has received Javelin anti-tank missile systems, said the Estonian Defense Ministry. It has not been reported how many missiles systems were delivered.

    "This is a small step by Estonia in supporting Ukraine, but it is a real and tangible contribution to the defense against Russian aggression," said Lieutenant General Martin Herem, Commander of Estonian Defence Forces.

    “At …

  • Ukrainian Armed Forces conduct military exercises with Bayraktar drones and Javelin missile systems

    Ukrainian Armed Forces conducted tactical exercises using Bayraktar TB2 drones and Javelin anti-tank systems in the Mykolaiv region, ArmyInform reports.

    Serviceman of one of the mechanized brigades practiced assault operation in urban areas, while operating in small tactical groups, and also carried out targeted missile and air strikes.

    The exercises involved integrated use of precision weapons, electronic jamming equipment, automated control systems and other modern weapons.

    According to …

  • Kyiv to send American Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukrainian military in Donbas

    Ukrainian military will receive American anti-tank systems Javelin during the rotation in the combat zone in the Donbas, stated the Chief of the General Staff Ruslan Khomchak in an interview with ArmiaInform.

    "Brigades of the Armed Forces will receive Javelins during the rotation in the combat zone. Currently, one of the brigades which is completing training before deployment to the Donbas, is working out the tactics for their use... Personally, I want to make sure that our soldiers can …

  • Ukrainian Army receives latest model of Javelin anti-tank missiles

    FGM-148E missiles, which are one of the latest modifications of javelin anti-tank missiles, have been received by the Ukrainian Armed Forces, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    “On June 16, Ukraine, as part of the pilot project under the U.S. government "International Military Sales" program, received the first shipment under a contract signed in December 2019, namely - missiles for the anti-tank missile systems "Javelin" and auxiliary equipment totaling more than 27 …

  • Ukraine receives a batch of American Javelin missiles

    The first batch of missiles for Javelin anti-tank missile systems purchased by the Ukrainian Ministry of Defense under the Pentagon's "International Military Sales" program has arrived in Ukraine, announced the Ukrainian Embassy in the United States on Facebook.

    "The contract for this purchase was concluded in December 2019. It was the result of a landmark reform in the Ukrainian Defense Ministry, which allowed direct purchases of weapons and military equipment from foreign states," the …

  • Ukraine signs contract for another shipment of Javelin missile systems from US

    Ukrainian Defense Ministry has signed a contract for the supply of the second shipment of American Javelin anti-tank missile systems, reports the press service of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    Ukrainian Deputy Defense Minister for European Integration Anatoliy Petrenko said that it was possible to conclude a new agreement because to resource-saving in the fourth quarter of the year.

    "We also order similar missile systems from our national manufacturer. We have several artillery …

  • Ukraine can now use US-produced Javelin missiles in Donbas

    US-produced Javelin anti-tank missile systems can now be used in eastern Ukraine following the transition to an open arms purchase procedure between the two countries, former Ukrainian Ambassador to the US Valeriy Chaly told news outlet in an exclusive interview.

    “We can now use these new anti-tank missile systems, when they are bought, at our discretion. And station them where we want, for example in eastern Ukraine,” he said.

    The diplomat admitted that the current batch of Javelins …

  • US State Department approves sale of another batch of Javelin anti-tank systems to Ukraine

    Ukraine may receive a new batch of portable anti-tank Javelin missile systems. This decision was made by the US State Department, reports the Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA).

    The Department has decided to sell one hundred fifty Javelin missiles and related equipment for $39.3 million. Ukrainian authorities requested to buy 150 Javelin missiles and ten Command Launch Units (CLUs), report the DSCA.

    The Agency added that "the proposed sale of this equipment and support will not alter …

  • US is ready to sell new batch of Javelin anti-tank missile systems to Ukraine

    Chargé d'Affaires of US in Ukraine William Taylor said that Washington and Kyiv are discussing the possibility of supplying Ukraine with a new batch of anti-tank Javelin missile systems, reports Interfax-Ukraine.

    "We are ready to sell these weapons to Ukraine. The two governments are working on the agreement," the diplomat said.

    Besides, Taylor commented on a call of the President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelensky to Putin after the death of four Ukrainian soldiers in the Donbas during a …

  • Ukraine asks US for more Javelin anti-tank missile systems

    Ukraine has asked the US to sell it more Javelin anti-tank missile systems, William Taylor, US chargé d’affaires in Ukraine, told Radio Liberty in an interview.

    He said that Ukraine wishes to acquire more Javelins “for defense purposes” through the US Defense Department’s Foreign Military Sales program.

    US Special Representative for Ukraine Kurt Volker said recently that the US has opened the way for Ukraine to purchase defensive weaponry.

    In spring 2018, Ukraine obtained its first batch of …