Ukraine to buy more U.S. Javelin anti-tank missile systems

Ukraine to buy more U.S. Javelin anti-tank missile systemsUkraine will purchase a second consignment of U.S. Javelin anti-tank missiles and launch units, Ukraine’s Defense Ministry said on Thursday. The United States has been one of Kiev’s strongest supporters since Moscow’s annexation of Crimea in 2014 and the outbreak of fighting in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region that has killed more than 13,000 people. Contracts for the deal were signed in the fourth quarter of 2019, the defense ministry in a statement, without giving further details.



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