US to announce $6 billion in weapons purchases for Ukraine, US official says

By Thomson Reuters Apr 25, 2024 | 4:11 PM

(Reuters) -The United States could announce as soon as Friday new weapons purchases for Ukraine worth $6 billion, a U.S. official said on Thursday.

The weapons could include counter-artillery radar, tactical vehicles, Patriot interceptors, drones, artillery, precision munitions and counter-drone systems, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity.

The weapons package was first reported by Politico.

(Reporting by Mike Stone; Writing by Eric Beech; editing by Dan Whitcomb)