18 March 2023

  • Three senior U.S. security officials held a video call with a group of their Ukrainian counterparts to discuss military aid to Kyiv. "We discussed the further provision of necessary assistance to our country, in particular vehicles, weapons and ammunition," Andriy Yermak wrote on the Telegram messaging app. (source)

17 March 2023

  • Poland will send four Soviet-era Mig fighter jets to Ukraine - becoming the first Nato country to send planes since Russia invaded last year. (source)
  • Slovakia announced it would send 13 MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine in the coming weeks, joining fellow NATO member Poland. Slovakia's MiG-29s were retired last summer and most are not operational. The country plans to send those that are, with the rest going as spare parts for Ukraine's existing fleet. (source)

16 March 2023

  • Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand has announced additional military assistance to Ukraine. Canada will donate nearly 8,000 rounds of 155mm ammunition, as well as 12 air defence missiles sourced from Canadian Armed Forces’ (CAF) inventory, to sustain the air defence systems currently deployed in Ukraine. (source)

15 March 2023

  • A group of senators from both parties is pressing the Pentagon for more information on what it would take to send F-16 jets to Ukraine. (source)
  • Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held a discussion Tuesday on Israel’s policy regarding aid to Ukraine in the face of the Russian invasion and war. Hebrew media reported that the meeting discussed the option of providing military assistance to Ukraine, which has long been lobbying Israel for weapons and in particular air defense systems. Israel is prepared to give Ukraine a rocket early warning system and assist the country in clearing landmines, according to the report. (source)
  • Denmark's government said on Wednesday it will establish a fund of 7 billion Danish crowns ($1.01 billion) for military, civilian and business aid to Ukraine this year. The fund, which was agreed with a broad majority of parties in parliament, will direct 5.4 billion crowns (77%) towards military aid, 1.2 billion (17%) towards civilian aid and 0.4 billion (6%) towards efforts by Danish companies to rebuild Ukraine. (source)

14 March 2023

  • The Netherlands intends to provide Ukraine with two Alkmaar-class minehunters, starting in 2025. Ukraine will also receive drone detection radar systems and M3 bridge and ferrying systems that enable rapid bridge building. (source)
  • Ukroboronprom starts producing 125 mm shells for Ukrainian tanks (source)
  • UK armed forces minister James Heappey told lawmakers the UK was investigating giving Typhoons to countries that give MiGs to Ukraine. (source)

13 March 2023

  • Denmark confirms that 100 Leopard 1A5 tanks for Ukraine will be ready in the spring (source)

12 March 2023

  • Ukraine's foreign minister Dmytro Kuleba urged Germany to speed up supplies of ammunition and to start training Ukrainian pilots on Western fighter jets. He said German weapons manufacturers had told him at the Munich Security Conference last month they were ready to deliver but were waiting for the government to sign contracts. (source)
  • Ukraine plans to increase its military budget to 500 m. UAH (source)
  • Japan studies options to export weapons to Ukraine such as rocket launcher systems (source)

10 March 2023

  • Germany has committed 2 more Gepard anti-aircraft guns for Ukraine. (source)
  • United Kingdom Prime Minister Rishi Sunak and French President Emmanuel Macron during a summit in Paris announced support measures to Ukraine’s forces. After the meeting Sunak announced: “We’ve agreed to train Ukrainian marines, helping to give Ukraine a decisive advantage on the battlefield and for Ukraine to win this war.” (source)
  • Norway to provide Ukraine with two NASAMS air defense missile systems (source)
  • According to pictures published on the Twitter account of "The Dead District" on March 10, 2023, the Ukrainian army is now equipped with the latest generation of 122mm MLRS RM-70 Vampir designed and manufactured in the Czech Republic by the Excalibur Army. (source)

9 March 2023

  • The Minister of Defense of Slovakia Jaroslav Nad' has confirmed in an interview to CNN that his country is ready to transfer their MiG-29 military aircrafts to Ukraine. (source)
  • The State Council and Ministry of Defence of Finland has granted Estonia a permit to export 122mm D-30 howitzers and ammunition to the Ukrainian Defense Forces. (source)
  • Czech Company Excalibur Army finalized the production of 15 Viktor mobile anti-aircraft gun systems for Ukraine. This vehicle has been designed to offer a solution to counter Russian drone attacks. (source)

8 March 2023

  • South Korea said it had approved the export of its weapons components to Ukraine last year, as the country faces pressure to provide military aid directly to Kyiv. (source)
  • EU Ambassadors approved an additional €2 billion to the European Peace Facility - the fund which provides military support for Ukraine. (source)
  • Zelenskiy has invited the US House speaker, Kevin McCarthy, to visit Ukraine (source)

7 March 2023

  • Canada is extending its mission to train Ukrainian combat engineers and medics until October. Trudeau pledged $3 million Canadian dollars for de-mining efforts. (source)

5 March 2023

  • Rheinmetall wants to purchase 96 used tanks from Switzerland, presumably Leopard-1, and send them to Ukraine. (source)
  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said China had declared it won’t supply Russia with weapons for its war against Ukraine, suggesting that Berlin has received bilateral assurances from Beijing on the issue. (source)

4 March 2023

  • Armin Papperger, CEO of Rheinmetall mentioned in his interview that Rheinmetall is in negotiations about building a tank factory in Ukraine. (source)
  • The United Kingdom has doubled, from 14 to 28, the number of Challenger 2 tanks it’s pledging to Ukraine. (source)
  • The arrival of the two pilots marks the first time Ukrainian military men have traveled to the U.S. to have their skills of flying attack aircraft including F-16 evaluated by American military trainers. (source)
  • Britain is also providing Ukraine with 33 AS-90 self-propelled artillery guns. (source)

3 March 2023

  • The Department of Defense announced a new military package for Ukraine in value of $400 mln:

    • Additional ammunition for HIMARS
    • Additional 155mm artillery rounds
    • Additional 105mm artillery rounds
    • Additional 25mm ammunition
    • Armored Vehicle Launched Bridges;
    • Demolition munitions and equipment for obstacle clearing
    • Testing and diagnostic equipment to support vehicle maintenance and repair
    • Spare parts and other field equipment

2 March 2023

  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholzurged China not to send weapons to help Russia's war in Ukraine and instead asked Beijing to exert pressure on Moscow to pull back its forces. (source)

1 March 2023

  • The EU Commission wants to boost ammunition production in Europe. Ursula von der Leyen's authority wants to present the member states with a plan that will not only ensure the supply of Ukraine in the defense against the Russian invasion, but also the replenishment of stocks in the EU countries. (source)
  • The EU is looking to allocate an additional one billion euros for urgently needed ammunition for Ukraine (source)

28 February 2023

  • Rheinmetall from Germany to supply Ukraine with SurveilSPIRE automated reconnaissance systems. (source)
  • Italy to provide Ukraine with Spada and Skyguard air defense systems (source)

27 February 2023

  • The Australian government announced additional military Autonomous Security Drones for Ukraine (source)
  • Sweden will supply undisclosed amounts and components of MIM-23 Hawk and IRIS-T air defense systems. (source)

24 February 2023

  • Minister of Defence and Prime Minister of Sweden jointly announced entering the coalition of countries providing Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Sweden will give "up to 10 Leopard 2 A5 main battle tanks". (source)
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announced a new security assistance package, which totals $2 billion. It is being provided under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI). The package includes: additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); additional 155mm artillery rounds; munitions for laser-guided rocket systems; CyberLux K8 UAS; Switchblade 600 UAS; Altius-600 UAS; Jump 20 UAS; counter-UAS and electronic warfare detection equipment; mine clearing equipment; secure communications support equipment; funding for training, maintenance, and sustainment. (source)
  • Prime Minister Justin Trudeau announced more weapons for Ukraine on Friday. Canada will donate four additional Leopard 2 main battle tanks to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. (source)

23 February 2023

  • Spain Prime minister Pedro Sánchez announced sending 10 Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. (source)
  • Finland will supply Ukriaine with 3 Leopard 2 tanks, although this tank modification is intended for demining and lacks 120 mm gun. (source)
  • The Czech government has approved a further military aid shipment to Ukraine and will continue to send equipment from stocks, Defense Minister Jana Cernochova (source)

22 February 2023

  • The UK Ministry of Defence tested a range of drones to deliver to Ukraine under a clandestine program. (source)

21 February 2023

  • France will be ready to provide Ukraine with 25 AMX-10P tracked armored IFVs (source)

19 February 2023

  • The US has said it believes China may be about to provide lethal aid to help Russia in the war in Ukraine, prompting a direct warning against doing so from the secretary of state, Antony Blinken, to China’s top diplomat Wang Yi. In a blunt meeting he also urged China to stop helping Russia evade the impact of sanctions. (source)
  • Two leading House Republicans have called on President Joe Biden to increase military support to Ukraine in its defense against Russia’s invasion. (source)

18 February 2023

  • Polish President Andrzej Duda says Poland is considering handing over its MiG-29s to Ukraine & joining a potential F-16 fighter jet coalition to provide Ukraine with the jets. (source)
  • Britain's Prime Minister, Rishi Sunak, called for a 'doubling down' of military support to Ukraine during Munich Security conference, highlighting Britain’s recent commitment to provide battle tanks, advanced air defence systems and longer-range missiles to the country. (source)
  • World leaders meeting in Bavaria have called for Western allies to increase military aid to Kyiv. President of the European Commission, Ursula von der Leyen, appealed for an increase in military support in areas such as ammunition supplies. Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that it is essential to "give Ukraine what it needs to win and survive as an independent sovereign nation in Europe." (source)
  • Vice President of The United States Kamala Harris has accused Russia committing crimes against humanity in Ukraine. “The United States has formally determined that Russia has committed crimes against humanity.” Tom Malinowski, a former member of Congress and senior human rights official at the State Department, believe “these debates about what to call Russia’s atrocities are less important than providing Ukraine the means to stop them.” (source)

17 February 2023

  • France has sent the first 14 AMX-10 RC tanks to Ukraine. (source)
  • Deputy Chairman of the French Defense Committee Jean-Louis Thiériot mentioned in his tweet that Ukraine used anti-tank missiles Akeron MP which are made in France and similar in their capabilities to US-made Javelin. There was no previous official announcement by France that these systems were sent to Ukraine. (source)
  • A bipartisan group of lawmakers is pressing President Joe Biden directly to send F-16 warplanes to Ukraine. (source)

16 February 2023

  • Rheinmetall to Produce 300,000 Gepard Anti-Aircraft Tank Rounds for Ukraine (source)
  • German Defence Minister Boris Pistorius said that so far it had gathered only 14 newer A6 type Leopard tanks and three from Portugal out of 30 previously promised to Ukraine. He added: “For the German Leopards, I want to say again that ours will be delivered in the last week of March. That is certain.”

  • The United States considers that Crimea, which Russia annexed from Ukraine in 2014, should be demilitarised at a minimum and Washington supports Ukrainian attacks on military targets on the peninsula, Under Secretary of State Victoria Nuland said. (source)

15 February 2023

  • European countries are looking for ways to multiply their production of ammunition, said Ministry of Defense Secretary General Kusti Salm. Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas also took the initiative in regard to the issue at the European Council last week. European countries are looking for ways to multiply their production of ammunition, said Ministry of Defense Secretary General Kusti Salm. Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas also took the initiative in regard to the issue at the European Council last week. (source)
  • The Netherlands will supply Ukraine with 20.000 shells for the Leopards 2 main battle tanks. (source)

14 February 2023

  • The first Ground Launched Small Diameter Bombs (GLSDBs) won’t arrive to Ukraine until this fall. (source)
  • US military weighs sending Ukraine weapons and ammo seized from gunrunners in repeated raids on smuggling boats. (source)
  • Norway’s government said Tuesday it would donate eight of its Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine, fulfilling a previous commitment. The Norwegian army currently has 36 Leopard 2 tanks in service. (source)
  • The Austrian Ministry of Defence has announced that it will not provide Ukrainian soldiers with Leopard 2 tank training. (source)
  • The US Army announced Tuesday that it had awarded $522 million in orders to two companies to manufacture 155 mm artillery ammunition for Ukraine. The orders, officially decided on January 30, went to Northrop Grumman Systems Corp. and Global Military Products Inc. (source)

12 February 2023

  • Switzerland said Friday it had blocked Spain from sending Swiss-made anti-aircraft guns to Ukraine, in line with its strict military neutrality. This marks the third time Bern has blocked the transfer of Swiss-made arms to war-ravaged Ukraine since Russia launched its full-scale invasion a year ago.


11 February 2023

  • Defence minister of Netherlands Kajsa Ollongren in her speach to MPs said that Dutch military support for Ukraine has now topped €1 billion. (source)
  • The Netherlands will not ship their leased from Germany eighteen Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. This question has been considered earlier, however did not found enough support in government, the Defense minister Kajsa Ollongren said. (source)
  • President of Poland, Andrzej Duda, shared that Ukraine needs more weapons to be able to withstand Russian agression on the current stage of the conflict. He insisted, that weapons supply will be crucial and should increase in the comming weeks. (source)
  • Ukrainian tank crews for Leopard 2 will start their training programm in the comming weeks. According to the data available to the Der Spiergel, the entire process planned to take from 6 to 8 weeks. (source)
  • British weaponry and military vehicles could be manufactured in Ukraine under plans that would mark a deepening of the country’s ties with NATO. (source)

10 February 2023

  • French President Emmanuel Macron said he did not rule out sending fighter jets to Ukraine at some point. (source)
  • President Biden will travel to Poland later this month to mark the one-year anniversary of Russia's invasion of Ukraine. The White House did not say whether the U.S. would announce any specific new aid packages for Ukraine around Biden's trip, but Kirby did say that the president "will certainly make clear that additional security assistance, additional financial assistance, additional help for Ukraine will be coming from the United States." (source)
  • Lithuania is in the process of delivery of 36 L-70 air defense guns to Ukraine, which were announced earlier in January. (source)
  • The former commanding US general in Europe, Ben Hodges, has told in his interview to Deutsche Welle that the West should provide Kyiv with fighter jets. He said that providing Ukraine with the planes could lead to a victory for Kyiv within the year. "The sooner we deliver them the capability to achieve a decisive outcome, the sooner that [the war] could be over." (source)
  • "We are talking to Kyiv about exporting the KF51 Panther tanks", Rheinmetall CEO Armin Papperger told. (source)

9 February 2023

  • Norwegian authorities are considering sending CV90 infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine from the reserves of the country's armed forces. (source)
  • SpaceX will no longer support certain Ukrainian military operations through its Starlink satellite-communications service, the company’s president said on Wednesday, explaining that the tech was “never meant to be weaponized.” (source)
  • A group of House Republicans is calling for an immediate halt of US aid in Ukraine, arguing that such support for the country's defense in the face of Russia's invasion is "inadvertently contributing to civilian casualties." A non-binding resolution introduced Thursday would, if passed, express the sense of Congress that the US "must end its military and financial aid to Ukraine." (source)
  • NATO members and partner countries should send fighter jets to Ukraine, Estonia's foreign minister Urmas Reinsalu said, arguing that there is no substantial reason not to do so. He also told that the countries backing Kyiv's fight should "of course" send fighter jets to Ukraine. (source)

8 February 2023

  • First German Leopard 2A6 tanks will join Ukrainian army at the end of March 2023 (source)
  • Portugal Ministry of Defence confirmed earlier announcement to give Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. 3 machines of type Leopard 2A6 will be delivered to Ukraine in march. (source)
  • The U.K. is considering sending advanced jets to Ukraine and will begin training Ukrainian pilots in coming months (source)
  • The Sweden Parliament voted in favour of the Government’s proposal for an additional amending budget. According to plan, military equipment that the Swedish Armed Forces can do without for a limited period will be donated to Ukraine. The package includes anti-tank weapons, mine-clearance equipment, light anti-tank weapon Robot 57 and Combat Vehicle 90, at a maximum value of SEK 4.3 billion ($410 mln.). (source)
  • German federal government announced it will deliver an additional batch of Gepard anti-aircraft tanks to Ukraine. (source)

7 February 2023

  • According to Spiegel sources the Federal Security Council of Germany has approved delivery of 178 Leopard-1 tank to Ukraine. (source)
  • Germany, Denmark and the Netherlands said Tuesday they are planning to send at least 100 older, refurbished Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine (source)
  • British Shadow Defence Secretary John Healey said that Britain must set out a new strategy to boost military production and overhaul wasteful procurement to better support Ukraine and signal to Russia that things can only get worse. (source)
  • Poland has announced its intention to train two battalions of the Ukrainian Armed Forces every month. (source)

6 February 2023

  • Over five years, Norway will provide Ukraine with 15 billion Norwegian kroner ( NOK ) per year – a total of NOK 75 billion. The 15 billion donated in 2023 would be distributed 50% for military aid and 50% for civil and humanitarian aid. But that fraction may change in the coming years. (source)
  • The new Israel government is under pressure to send more military aid to Ukraine. (source)

4 February 2023

  • "Battle tanks are on their way to help Ukraine." wrote Canadian Defense Minister Anita Anand in her twitter. Attached to the tweet was a video of loading Leopard 2 tank in a military plane. (source)
  • China is providing military aid to Russia in violation of U.S.-led sanctions placed by western countries, according to Russian trade data reported by the Wall Street Journal. China’s state-owned defense companies have shipped navigation equipment and parts to fighter jets and other military technology equipment to Russian defense companies, according to Russian customs data. (source)

3 February 2023

  • Berlin approves the request of Rheinmetall to sell 88 Leopard 1 tanks to Ukraine. (source)
  • The Defense Department announced a new package of security assistance for Ukraine. This includes the authorization of a presidential drawdown of security assistance, valued at up to $425 million, as well as $1.75 billion in Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative funds.The presidential drawdown package includes: additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems; additional 155 mm artillery rounds; additional 120 mm mortar rounds; 190 heavy machine guns with thermal imagery sights and associated ammunition to counter unmanned aerial systems; 181 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected vehicles; 250 Javelin anti-armor systems; 2,000 anti-armor rockets; Claymore anti-personnel munitions; demolitions munitions; cold weather gear, helmets and other field equipment. Under USAI, the DOD will provide Ukraine with: 2 HAWK air defense firing units; anti-aircraft guns and ammunition; equipment to integrate Western air defense launchers, missiles and radars with Ukraine's air defense systems; equipment to sustain Ukraine's existing air defense capabilities; air defense generators; counter-unmanned aerial systems; four air surveillance radars; 20 counter-mortar radars; spare parts for counter-artillery radars; Puma unmanned aerial systems; precision-guided rockets; secure communications equipment; medical supplies; funding for training, maintenance, and sustainment.

  • France said it has completed technical talks with Italy for the joint delivery of a SAMP/T-MAMBA air defence system, the only European-made system that can intercept ballistic missiles, to Ukraine in the spring. (source)

2 February 2023

  • The EU has pledged to double a military aid programme for Ukraine by training an extra 15,000 soldiers as part of a blizzard of announcements aimed at showing that it will “stand by Ukraine for the long-haul”. (source)
  • The European Union approved on Thursday another €545 million ($600 million) in military aid to Ukraine, bringing its total support for the Ukrainian army to €3.6 billion. The new fund will cover non-lethal equipment, supplies and services to the Ukrainian soldiers trained by the EU. (source)
  • In Paris after meeting Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov, French Defence Minister Sebastien Lecornu said "there was no taboo" about supplying Kyiv with fighter planes. (source)

1 February 2023

  • Israel Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said in an interview with CNN that Israel does not reject sending military aid to Ukraine and he was "definitely considering" providing military support to Kyiv. He separately noted that Israel was ready to consider the delivery of the Iron Dome antimissile defense system to Ukraine. (source)

31 January 2023

  • France will send 12 additional Caesar howitzers to Ukraine according to the defence minister of France Sébastien Lecornu. (source)
  • France and Australia have agreed to join forces to produce thousands of artillery shells to help Ukraine. (source)

30 January 2023

  • US to increase artillery rounds production by 500% for US armed forces and Ukraine (source)
  • The Nato secretary-general has called on South Korea to supply military assistance to Ukraine, stressing Kyiv's “urgent need” for more ammunition. (source)

29 January 2023

  • Former Defense Secretary Robert Gates said that a lot of the U.S.’s military aid to Ukraine “could have been done sooner.” “I think the only thing I would have said is that a lot of this could have been done sooner,” Gates said when asked by Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press” if he would have advised President Biden to do anything differently. (source)

28 January 2023

  • Ukrainian presidential adviser Mykhailo Podolyak reported that Ukraine and its Western allies are engaged in “fast-track” talks on the possibility of equipping the invaded country with long-range missiles and military aircrafts. (source)

27 January 2023

  • The majority of Germans support the decision to deliver Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. 54% of respondents voted for holding this decision, 38% voted against. (source)
  • Prime Minister of Beligium Alexander De Croo announced a new military support package of more than 90 million euros for Ukraine. The package includes vehicles, including light armored vehicles, AMRAAM missiles (“Advanced Medium Range Air-to-Air Missiles”), light anti-tank weapons (LAW) and anti-tank grenades would be sent. In addition, there are Minimi machine guns and automatic rifles of the SCAR type. (source)
  • Polish premier Mateusz Morawiecki announced in his interview that Poland has agreed to send 60 more tanks to Ukraine in addition to the 14 German-made Leopard 2 tanks it already announced it will send. 30 of the 60 tanks Poland will transfer would be PT-91 tanks, a heavily updated version of the Russian-made T-72 tank with local and Western components. (source)

26 January 2023

  • Canada will supply Ukraine with four Leopard 2 A4 main battle tanks and Canadian Armed Forces trainers to teach Ukrainian soldiers how to operate the vehicles. These four tanks are combat-ready and will be deployed over the coming weeks. (source)
  • Nuland: The US will not have time to send tanks to Ukraine until spring, when an attack is expected (source)
  • Estonia is considering including 155 mm cluster munition projectiles among its military aid to Ukraine. Many Western countries condemn the use of munitions clusters and have ceased their use, noting that it poses a threat to civilian populations. Estonia, however, has considered it an effective tool against an overwhelming adversary. (source)

25 January 2023

  • German government annouced the delivery of 14 Leopard tanks for Ukraine from its Bundeswehr stocks. In addition, this militarry aid will include logistics and ammunition along with vehicle maintenance components. (source)
  • Swedish Defense Minister Pål Jonson announced that Sweden does not exclude sending "Stridsvagn 122 Main Battle Tank" to Ukraine. The "Stridsvagn 122" is a Swedish variant of the German-made Leopard 2A5 tank. (source)
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announces the procurement of Abrams tanks for Ukraine via the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), to support Ukraine's defense against Russian aggression. The capabilities in this package include: 31 Abrams tanks with 120mm rounds and other ammunition; 8 Tactical Vehicles to recover equipment; support vehicles and equipment; funding for training, maintenance, and sustainment. (source)
  • The Dutch Cabinet is prepared to consider supplying modern Leopard 2 battle tanks to Ukraine. Prime Minister Rutte told in his interview that although Netherlands doesn’t own any tanks but leases from Germany, the Netherlands can buy these 18 Leopard 2 tanks and give them to Ukraine if necessary. (source)
  • Spain will join the delivery of Leopard tanks to kyiv once Germany, after months of resisting delivering it, has agreed to supply this powerful German-made battle tank to the Ukrainian Army. (source)

24 January 2023

  • Estonian Ambassador to Ukraine Kaimo Kuusk said: "We are giving all of our 155mm howitzers to Ukraine and we want to set a precedent in this way so that other countries don’t have excuses why they can’t give Ukraine the weapons to win the war”. (source)
  • Cancellor Olaf Scholz approved the resolution to send Leopard 2 mod.2A6 to Ukraine. (source)
  • 12 countries considering sending their Leopard tanks after Germany approval (source)

23 January 2023

  • Britain has “not ruled out” supplying Ukraine with missiles with sufficient range to destroy missile systems in Russia which may be targeting civilian infrastructure in Ukraine (source)
  • Boris Johnson says Ukrainians should get ‘all the tools they need’ (source)

22 January 2023

  • Germany will not keep Poland from sending tanks to Ukraine (source)
  • According to an Algerian news outlet Menadefense, the Moroccan army sent nearly 20 T-72B tanks to the Ukriane last week. They have been reportedly modernized by the Czech company Excalibur Army in the Czech town of Sternbeck. (source)
  • France does not rule out delivering Leclerc heavy combat tanks to Ukraine in its war against the Russian invader, announced Emmanuel Macron. (source)

20 January 2023

  • The Polish Ministry of Defense Mariusz Błaszczak announced that Poland will provide more T-72 tanks and BWP-1 IFV, a Polish version of the Soviet-made BMP-1 to equip one brigade of the Ukrainian army. (source)
  • According to information published by the German Newspaper "Handelsblatt", Germany could propose refurbished ex-Jordanian army Challenger 1 Main Battle Tanks to Ukraine. Two countries in the Middle East including Oman and Jordan have a large quantity of Challenger 1 tanks that have been withdrawn from service. (source)
  • The Dutch Cabinet will look into supplying F-16 fighter jets to Ukraine. (source)

19 January 2023

  • Poland would supply Ukraine with German-made Leopard battle tanks if Germany doesn’t grant approval for the transfer soon, Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said, increasing pressure on Berlin. (source)
  • The Swedish government announced a new package of military aid to Ukraine that will include 50 armoured infantry fighting vehicles and undisclosed number of 155-mm Archer artillery systems. The package is worth 4.3 billion Swedish crowns ($419 million) and will also include light, portable NLAW anti-tank weapons, mine-clearing equipment and assault rifles. (source)
  • The Estonian Ministry of Defense announced a new military aid package to Ukraine including a large number of heavy weapons such as FH-70 155mm and D-30 122mm towed howitzers that are worth €113 million. (source)
  • The Danish government has decided to donate all of the 19 Caesar self-propelled howitzers it is buying from France to Ukraine. (source)
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance to meet Ukraine’s critical security and defense needs. This authorization, which is valued at up to $2.5 billion, contains hundreds of armored vehicles, critical support for Ukraine’s air defense, and other important capabilities including: additional munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS); 8 Avenger air defense systems; 59 Bradley Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFVs) with 590 TOW anti-tank missiles and 295,000 rounds of 25mm ammunition; 90 Stryker Armored Personnel Carriers (APCs) with 20 mine rollers; 53 Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles (MRAPs); 350 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs); 20,000 155mm artillery rounds; 600 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds; 95,000 105mm artillery rounds; 11,800 120mm mortar rounds; additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS);12 ammunition support vehicles; 6 command post vehicles; 22 tactical vehicles to tow weapons; High-speed Anti-radiation missiles (HARMs); approximately 2,000 anti-armor rockets; over 3,000,000 rounds of small arms ammunition; demolition equipment for obstacle clearing; claymore anti-personnel munitions; night vision devices; spare parts and other field equipment. (source)

18 January 2023

  • British Foreign Secretary James Cleverly said Tuesday during a visit to Washington the West needs to ramp up military assistance to Ukraine to ensure the war with Russia does not turn into a bloody, open-ended stalemate. That is why “we think now is the right time to intensify our support for Ukraine,” he said. “We can’t allow this to drag on and become a kind of First World War attritional-type stalemate.” (source)
  • Minister of Defense of Canada Anita Anand anounced new military aid package for Ukraine. It will include 200 armored Senator APC vehicles. (source)
  • Belgian M109A4BE Howitzers were spotted in Ukraine in 17th Kryvyj Rih separate tank brigade. Earlier, in June 2022, the chief of Minister of Defence of the UK Ben Wallace announced that 20 Belgium 155-mm howitzers were purchased on global market for Ukraine. (source)
  • Minister of Defense of Latvia confirmed new military aid for Ukraine. It includes anti-aircraft Stinger manpads, helicopters, machine guns with ammunition. In addition, unmanned aerial vehicles have been shipped. (source)
  • NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg calls for significant increase of arms supply for Ukraine. In his interview with Reuters at the economic forum in Davos, he also emphasized that this is necessary to achieve the prerequisites for potential negotiations. (source)

17 January 2023

  • The Pentagon is tapping into a vast but little-known stockpile of American ammunition in Israel to help meet Ukraine’s dire need for artillery shells in the war with Russia, American and Israeli officials say. (source)
  • The Netherlands plans to join the US and Germany in sending a Patriot missile defense system to Ukraine, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte said (source)

16 January 2023

  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg told Handelsblatt he expected Western nations to send more "heavy warfare equipment ... in the near future." "We are in a decisive phase of the war," Stoltenberg added. "Therefore, it is important that we provide Ukraine with the weapons it needs to win." (source)
  • Poland's Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki said that he wants the German government to supply a wide range of weapons to Kyiv and voiced hope that Germany would soon approve a transfer of battle tanks to strengthen Ukraine's defense against Russian forces in the war. (source)
  • German Foreign Minister Annalena Baerbock in her speech in Hague called for special tribunal to prosecute Russian leaders over invasion of Ukraine. (source)
  • Britain's defence minister Ben Wallace outlined further military support for Ukraine, confirming the supply of 14 Challenger 2 tanks. "Today, I can announce the most significant package of combat power to date to accelerate Ukrainian success. This includes a squadron of Challenger 2 tanks with armoured recovery and repair vehicles," Wallace said to parliament. The package also includes 8 AS90 self-propelled artillery, hundreds more armoured and protective vehicles including Bulldog personnel carriers, a manoeuvre support package including minefield breaching and bridging capabilities, dozens more "uncrewed aerial systems" to support artillery, 100,000 artillery rounds, hundreds more sophisticated missiles including Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), Starstreak air defence, medium range air defence missiles. (source)
  • Ukrainian soldiers are in Spain to be trained on Hawk air defense missile system (source)
  • Lithuanian President Gitanas Nausėda attended the second Lublin Triangle summit meeting in Lviv with the Presidents of Ukraine and Poland. President Gitanas Nausėda announced at a post-meeting press conference that Lithuania will deliver Bofors L70 short-range automatic anti-aircraft systems and related munitions to Ukraine (source)

15 January 2023

  • Chairman of the Board of Directors of Rheinmetall, Armin Papperger stated that the preparation of tanks and related equipment deliveries to Ukraine may take up to one year. This applies for tanks that are Rheinmetall property, he emphasised in his interview for the BILD. (source)
  • Germany delivers to Ukraine 4 Minenräumpanzer MiRPz Keiler mine clearing armored vehicles (source)
  • British Ministry of Defense denied media reports it plans to supply its AH-64 Apache attack helicopters to Ukraine. (source)

14 January 2023

  • Sending Challenger 2 tanks to Ukraine is the start of a gear change in the UK’s support. A squadron of 14 tanks will go into the country in the coming weeks after the Prime Minister told President Zelenskyy that the UK would provide additional support to aid Ukraine’s land war. Around 30 AS90s, which are large, self-propelled guns, operated by five gunners, are expected to follow. The Defence Secretary will set out further details of this support in the House of Commons on Monday. (source)

12 January 2023

  • Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic met with Estonian Prime Minister Kaja Kallas in Tallinn. During the meeting he confirmed that his country will continue to support Ukraine in the war with Russia. Plenkovic expressed regret that the Croatian parliament did not support the symbolic step and did not allow military instructors to be sent to train Ukrainians as part of the European Union mission. (source)
  • Germany will send around 40 Marder infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine before the end of March. (source)

11 January 2023

  • Greece suspended an arms swap deal with Germany that included the transfer of BMP-1 armored vehicles from its inventory to Ukraine in return for receiving German Marder 1A3s infantry fighting vehicles. 40 Marder vehicles will be delivered directly to Ukraine by Germany. Greece refused to send the BMP-1s to Ukraine unless it received six more of the German military vehicles, in addition to the 14 shipped so far.


10 January 2023

  • European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg support providing Ukraine with modern weapons systems. They outlined this position on Tuesday in Brussels at a press conference, answering a question about possible deliveries of offensive weapons, in particular, German Leopard-2 tanks. (source)
  • Czech company Excalibur Army invests 27 millions Euro in the expansion of production facilities in Šternberk to increase their output of military aid to Ukraine. Earlier in December Deputy Defence Minister Tomáš Kopečný said in an interview to Czech Radio that Czech Republic is intended to invite thousands of Ukrainian weapons experts to fill thousands of job vacancies in the Czech arms industry to help meet Ukrainian armed forces demand. (source)
  • Sweden confirms the delivery to Ukraine of ARCHER 155mm self-propelled howitzers (source)
  • The Canadian government has announced it will buy a National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile System (NASAMS) from the United States and donate it to Ukraine. In addition to NASAMS, the government will also supply Ukraine with all associated munitions. (source)
  • Pakistan set to dispatch 159 containers of ammunition to Ukraine (source)

9 January 2023

  • The U.S. is considering sending Stryker armored combat vehicles to Ukraine in an upcoming aid package. (source)
  • Poland Presidential Minister Jakub Kumoch in his interview to Radio ZET said about possible deliveries of Leopard tanks transfer to Ukraine: "The case is pending. We are talking about symbolic support, a few, a dozen pieces." (source)

8 January 2023

  • On January 6, 2023, during an interview with the Finnish TV channel MTV, Antti Häkkänen Chairman of the Finnish Defense Committee and member of the Finnish Parliament said that Finland is ready to supply Leopard 2 Main Battle tanks to Ukraine. (source)

7 January 2023

  • Condoleezza Rice and Robert Gates published their open letter in Washington Post in which they state that any negotiated ceasefire agreement with Russia under current circumstances is unacceptable. "The only way to avoid such a scenario is for the United States and its allies to urgently provide Ukraine with a dramatic increase in military supplies and capability — sufficient to deter a renewed Russian offensive and to enable Ukraine to push back Russian forces in the east and south." (source)

6 January 2023

  • Department of Defense officials unveiled the more than $3 billion package of military capabilities for Ukraine. This is the largest drawdown authority the United States has committed to so far. It includes 50 M2-A2 Bradley Fighting Vehicles, 100 M-113 armored personnel carriers, 50 mine-resistant, ambush-protected vehicles and 138 Humvees. The PDA will provide 18 self-propelled 155 mm Paladin howitzers, 36 105 mm towed howitzers and thousands of rounds to supply both systems. (source)

5 January 2023

  • Germany announced it will provide armored personnel carriers and a Patriot missile battery to Ukraine. (source)
  • The Norwegian government announced that it has delivered another 10,000 155mm shells to Ukraine. (source)

4 January 2023

  • Germany to supply Ukraine with twenty 70mm rocket launchers mounted on pickup trucks. (source)

3 January 2023

  • Ukrainian army receives two Swedish Bandvagn 202 all-terrain vehicles. In the future, the Armed Forces of Ukraine should receive another 10-12 vehicles. (source)
  • Paris will transfer AMX-10RC high-armored vehicles to Ukraine. Information has been provided by France officials, after the phone call between E. Macron and V. Zelenskyi. (source)

2 January 2023

  • Krauss-Maffei Wegmann from Germany starts production of RCH 155 155mm howitzers for Ukraine (source)
  • Canadian armored vehicle maker Roshel has delivered Senator high-tech armoured personnel carriers to Ukrainian Armed Forces. “Roshel company delivered over 100 vehicles. Over 300 on their way to Ukraine,” senior company representatives said. (source)

31 December 2022

  • The Czech crowdfunding campaign "Gift for Putin" has successfully raised new funds to purchase 15 Viktor mobile short-range air defense systems for Ukraine. The vehicle is developed and manufactured by the Czech company Excalibur Army (source)

30 December 2022

  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg called on NATO member states to supply more weapons to Ukraine. "I call on allies to do more. It is in all our security interests to make sure Ukraine prevails and (Russian President Vladimir) Putin does not win." (source)
  • The UK has donated more than 1,000 VALLON metal detectors and 100 bomb de-arming kits to Ukraine to help clear minefields and make safe reclaimed territory, civilian homes, and infrastructure. (source)

29 December 2022

  • Ukraine Weapons Tracker posted a photo of a dozen Pantera T6 4x4 APC delivered to Ukraine. No country has reported this transfer. (source)
  • Defence Secretary of the United Kingdom Ben Wallace has said that Russia must face “long-term consequences” for its actions in Ukraine. “But also, in parallel, it’s making sure that Ukraine can win on the ground, that it can push back Russia’s forces.” (source)
  • US government considers providing Ukraine forces with Bradley armored fighting vehicles. (source)

28 December 2022

  • The U.S. Army Contracting Command (ACC) last month put out a notification for possible future delivery of International Field Artillery Tactical Data Systems (IFATDS) to Ukraine. IFATDS would increase HIMARS lethality by providing a secure communications system stitching together incoming information from various sources across the battlefield for a better common operating picture and greater situational awareness. (source)
  • France's armed forces minister Sebastien Lecornu promised more military support for Kyiv on Wednesday, during his first visit to Ukraine. He told about "innovative fund of 200 million euros" which allows Ukraine to buy equipment directly from French manufacturers." (source)

27 December 2022

  • Premier Giorgia Meloni on Tuesday voiced Italy's full political and military support for Ukraine in a telephone conversation with President Volodymyr Zelensky (source)
  • Anders Adlercreutz and other members of Parliament of Finland called the government for providing Ukraine with Leopard 2 battle tanks. (source)
  • Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy announced on his Twitter account that Italy will provide an additional €10 million of aid to Ukraine and also considering providing air defense systems. (source)
  • Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov stated that the Kremlin will continue to pursue a military solution to the war until the Ukrainian government capitulates to Russia’s demands. (source)

24 December 2022

  • Minister of Defense of Lithuania: we're planning to provide $40mln. in millitary aid to Ukraine in 2023. (source)
  • Germany will co-finance the refurbishment and expansion of a Soviet-era factory in Romania to produce both NATO-standard shells and types compatible with Soviet-standard weapons used by Ukraine, according to German and Romanian officials. The project, which hasn’t been previously reported, could be unveiled by the end of this month. (source)
  • Writing on Twitter on Saturday, Ukrainian presidential aide Mykhailo Podolyak said Iran "blatantly humiliates the institution of international sanctions", before calling for the destruction of Iranian weapon factories in response. (source)

23 December 2022

  • The Washington Post citing US defense officials that the Pentagon will not supply Abrams M1 tanks to Ukraine. The reason is that Abrams tanks are "too difficult to maintain and complex to operate," and "Ukraine has enough tanks already". (source)
  • Poles have no doubts that they should continue to arm Ukrainian soldiers fighting against Russian aggression. This is the result of a study conducted by IBRiS on behalf of "Rzeczpospolita". (source)
  • Bulgaria Ministry of Defense announced start of the logistical operation in order to provide millitary aid for Ukraine. The message appeared on the official website of the organization. Earlier, official reports of help from Bulgaria conducted only small arms transportation. (source)
  • Estonia sends more military equipment to Ukraine. The latest military aid package announced by Minister of Defense Hanno Pevkur in a statement on Friday, includes drones, personal protective equipment and winter uniforms. (source)
  • Prime Minister of Netherlands Mark Rutte made an announcement in a telephone call with Ukraine President Volodimir Zelenskyy that Netherlands reserves €2.5 billion to support Ukraine in 2023. (source)

22 December 2022

  • Politico: Pentagon considers to provide Patriot missile system operations training for Ukrainian soldiers in the US. (source)

21 December 2022

  • "In recent days, France has sent Ukraine more arms, rocket launchers, Crotale (air defence batteries), equipment beyond what we had already done... We are also working with the armed forces minister (Sebastien Lecornu) to be able to deliver useful arms and ammunition again in the first quarter (of 2023), so that the Ukrainians would be able to defend themselves against bombardments", Macron told France’s TF1 and LCI television. (source)
  • On December 21, as part of President Zelenskyy's visit to the White House, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced $1.85 billion in additional security assistance for Ukraine. This includes the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $1 billion, as well as $850 million in assistance via the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI). (source)
  • Denmark has allocated more than $42 million (DKK 300 million) of additional military aid for Ukraine, according to the country’s Defense Ministry. The funds will be donated to the International Fund for Ukraine (IFU), an initiative launched by the U.K. and responsible for purchasing weapons for Ukraine. (source)

20 December 2022

  • House and Senate lawmakers have agreed to an omnibus package —a massive spending bill to keep the government going after Friday and into next year — that includes “about $45 billion” in new Ukraine aid. That’s eight billion more than what President Biden was reportedly asking for to finish out the year. (source)

19 December 2022

  • The $430.9 million Pentagon contract awarded on Dec. 2 will ramp up production of HIMARS M142 launchers at Lockheed Martin’s sprawling manufacturing campus in East Camden. The new contract calls for full-rate production of four HIMARS launchers and 18 M777 howitzers headed for Ukraine. (source)

18 December 2022

  • UK sends Brimstone 2 precision-guided missiles to Ukrainian Armed Forces (source)
  • According to a video posted on Twitter, the Ukrainian armed forces use BATT UMG 4x4 armored vehicles on the battlefield. The vehicles are designed by American company The Armored Group, but have never been reported in US military aid supplies. (source)

17 December 2022

  • Olaf Scholz: Germany will not provide Leopard tanks for Ukraine unilaterally, and this condition will remain in the next year. (source)
  • The German Ministry of Defense announced on December 15, 2022, the delivery of more IRIS-T SLM surface-to-air missiles to Ukraine. (source)

16 December 2022

  • Croatian lawmakers on December 16 rejected a proposal for Croatia to join an EU mission in support of the Ukrainian military. (source)

15 December 2022

  • Sweden does not intend to supply Ukraine with its Saab JAS39 Gripen fighters, “at least for the time being”, said the Swedish Defence Minister. Kyiv had previously said it would welcome modern aircraft from Western sponsors, including Stockholm. (source)
  • Ukraine to receive soon new DANA M2 8x8 152mm howitzers from Czech Republic (source)
  • Soldiers from U.S. Army Europe and Africa Command's 7th Army Training Command will provide the combined arms and joint maneuver training for Ukranian Armed Forces in Germany. They will begin in the January timeframe and will include up to 500 Ukranian soldiers. (source)
  • In his interview to the Economist Gen. Zaluzhny (UA) is asking for more weapons from the western countries. "I need 300 tanks, 600-700 IFVs, 500 Howitzers. Then, I think it is completely realistic to get to the lines of February, 23rd." (source)
  • The United States is finalizing plans to send Patriot missiles to aid Ukraine’s fight against the unprovoked Russian invasion, according to U.S. officials. (source)

14 December 2022

  • The Biden administration is planning to send Ukraine advanced electronic equipment that converts unguided aerial munitions into “smart bombs” that can target Russian military positions with a high degree of accuracy, according to senior U.S. officials familiar with the matter. (source)
  • T-72B Main Battle Tanks (MBTs) modernized by the Czech company Excalibur Army for Morocco will be delivered to Ukraine. Excalibur Army commercial director Richard Kuběna said, the first batch of five modernized T-72 tanks will be delivered in the next few days and a total of 18 T-72 tanks will be supplied to Ukraine by the end of the year. (source)
  • Slovakia is ready to transfer some of their MiG-29 to Ukraine, according to Rastislav Kacher, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Slovakia. (source)
  • European Parliament President Roberta Metsola: Ukraine needs to be provided with the necessary aid, including lethal weapons. (source)

13 December 2022

  • Pentagon's plan related to Patriot missile defense system delivery for Ukraine is awaiting approval from White House. (source)
  • Arms supplies from Italy to Ukraine will stop as soon as peace talks on ending the Russian invasion begin, the Italian defence minister told parliament on Tuesday, as lawmakers endorsed a government decision to extend military aid throughout 2023. (source)

12 December 2022

  • European Union foreign ministers meeting in Brussels agreed to put another 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion) into a fund that has been used to pay for military support for Ukraine. (source)
  • Slovakia is restarting production of 122 mm and 152 mm Soviet rounds, to meet the demand in Ukraine. Rastislav Kacher, Slovak Minister of Foreign Affairs, noted that the government is currently working on a strategy needed to launch the manufacturing of large-calibre munitions. (source)

11 December 2022

  • The German arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has received an order for two Skynex anti-aircraft missile systems for Ukraine. (source)
  • Ukrainian soldiers have received an undisclosed number of Titan-S, a 4x4 armored vehicle produced by the company Inkas Vehicles LLC. (source)

10 December 2022

  • US diplomats reportedly managed to convince the official Morocco to transfer spare parts for T-72 tanks to Kyiv “in the greatest secrecy.” The Royal Moroccan Armed Forces have several dozen tanks of the T-72B/BK type, purchased in 1999-2001 from Belarus, the report said. (source)

9 December 2022

  • Germany is to send two additional air defence systems to Ukraine of the type Skynex by Rheinmetall (RHMG.DE), the Handelsblatt daily reported on Friday, citing unnamed sources in Berlin. The systems are to be delivered in early 2024. (source)
  • Bulgaria will send its first military aid to Ukraine since the Russian invasion after parliament on Friday approved a list of arms drawn up by the interim government. The list of arms is classified, but government officials have said Sofia would mainly send light weaponry and ammunition. (source)
  • The European Union is to add 2 billion euros ($2.1 billion) to a fund used to help arm Ukraine, as paying for weapon deliveries has drained the coffers, European diplomats said Friday. Diplomats said a preliminary agreement had been struck among the 27-member bloc to bolster the European Peace Facility, which has already committed over 3 billion euros to covering the cost of weaponry for Kyiv. (source)
  • The Prime Minister of the UK said in a tepephone call with President Zelensky that more anti-air guns and further short range air defence missiles would arrive in Ukraine in the coming weeks. (source)

8 December 2022

  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $275 million. This package include: additional ammunition for high mobility artillery rocket systems (himars); 80,000 155mm artillery rounds; counter-unmanned aerial systems equipment; counter air defense capability; high mobility multipurpose wheeled vehicles (HMMWVs) ambulances and medical equipment; approximately 150 generators and field equipment. (source)
  • The US Army has detailed recent accelerated contracting efforts to “significantly increase production capacity” for 155mm artillery shells. IMT Defense was awarded a sole-source contract on Nov. 22 to produce M795 155mm projectile shell bodies and General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems [GD] was awarded a new task order on Nov. 23 to build a new 155mm artillery metal parts production line. (source)
  • Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Rasmussen has joined a growing chorus of voices calling for the United States and its European allies to furnish Ukraine with more advanced weapons systems. (source)
  • The Slovak government has agreed on another package of military assistance to Ukraine. This was announced by Rastislav Kacher, the Slovak Foreign Minister, during a joint briefing with his Ukranian counterpart Dmytro Kuleba. The minister didn’t specify ammunition types and quantities. (source)

7 December 2022

  • Germany plans to supply Ukraine with 18 RCH 155 wheeled howitzers, according to the government's updated list of arms deliveries to Ukraine. The delivery is in "preparation/implementation" phase. (source)
  • According to Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung information, the US Government doesn't encorage nor restricts Germany in sending Leopard battle tanks to Ukraine. "We leave that to the Germans and do not address any requests to them". (source)

6 December 2022

  • Finland is moving ahead with its 10th military aid package (MAP) to Ukraine. The latest shipment of weapons, which is valued at $58.5 million, includes specialist sniper rifles, mortars, munitions, in addition to extreme climate combat equipment and clothing. (source)
  • Sweden has ratified a new MAP for Ukraine, worth $290 million, that will include an air defense system and munitions from the Swedish Armed Force’s (SAF) stockpile (source)
  • The European Union and Hungary are in disagreement on financial aid to Kyiv. On Tuesday (Dec. 7) Budapest vetoed an 18 billion euro ($18.93 billion) package. (source)
  • Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė met with Vice President Kamala Harris and members Of Congress. Her message was to stay the course on supporting Ukraine and to do more. Šimonytė asked to provide Ukraine with long-range missiles like US-made ATACMS or a European equivalent to help Kyiv defend Itself. (source)
  • The Pentagon secretly modified advanced rocket systems it sent to Ukraine to make the weapons unable to fire into Russia and escalate the war. (source)
  • Lawmakers agreed to provide Ukraine at least $800 million in additional security assistance next year. The Fiscal 2023 National Defense Authorization Act, or NDAA, authorizes the additional spending for the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, an increase of $500 million over President Joe Biden's request earlier this year. (source)

5 December 2022

  • Polish surface-to-air missile system S-125SC Newa-SC has been spotted on photos in Ukraine. This delivery was not announced officially. (source)

1 December 2022

  • The US Army awarded a $1.2bn contract to Raytheon Technologies Co for six national advanced surface-to-air missile systems (Nasams) for Ukraine over three years (source)
  • Germany has committed a new batch of military aid to Ukraine, which includes unmanned surface vessels, bridge-laying tanks and border protection vehicles. (source)
  • Ronald Reagan Institute published results of their survey, which states that a majority of Americans (57%) believe the United States should continue sending military and financial aid to the people of Ukraine in their fight against Russian aggression. (source)
  • NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg has said that it was too early to make conclusions about continuing talks on Poland’s request to move Patriot systems offered by Germany to Ukraine. (source)
  • US Trying to Persuade More Allies to Send NASAMS Missiles to Ukraine, Raytheon CEO Says. If U.S. officials can broker a deal, Kyiv won’t have to wait for factory-produced interceptors. (source)
  • Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and other top Pentagon officials are weighing a major expansion in training for the Ukrainian military, a move that could significantly enhance its ability to evict Russian forces from occupied areas even as it deepens U.S. involvement in the war. (source)
  • France has unofficially admitted that it is unable to provide Ukraine with more weapons due to dwindling stocks, but promised to continue helping Kiev in other ways, Politico reported. (source)

30 November 2022

  • Croatia’s parliament has started discussing Croatian military aid to Ukraine, which should be provided within the framework of EUMAM, European Union Assistance to Ukraine. It follows a public disagreement between Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic and President Zoran Milanovic over training Ukrainian soldiers in Croatia, which Plenkovic supports and Milanovic opposes. Unable to resolve the dispute between themselves, this issue has been put to parliament, to decide on it with a two-thirds majority. (source)

29 November 2022

  • Milrem Robotics and the German defence company Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) have signed a contract to deliver 14 THeMIS unmanned ground vehicles (UGV) configured for mine clearance to Ukraine. (source)
  • A senior Ukrainian military delegation visited Israel in a bid to secure defense assistance. The Ukrainians reportedly sought to push ahead with creating a missile alert system and to supply weapons systems, which Israel has so far refused to do, sending only humanitarian aid and protective equipment. (source)

28 November 2022

  • The Pentagon is considering a Boeing proposal to supply Ukraine with longer range GLSDB missiles for GMLRS. If confirmed they could be delivered in spring 2023. (source)
  • The Norwegian Government has agreed to provide Nkr150m ($15.13m) to support the European Union’s training mission for the Ukrainian troops. (source)
  • Belgium will send Remotely Operated Underwater Vehicles (ROV) 7 to Ukraine built by ECA Robotics Belgium. (source)

25 November 2022

  • NATO has supplied Ukraine with jammers to defend against Russian drone attacks, the alliance's Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said in Brussels on November 25. (source)
  • Six Czech-made Primoco One 150 UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) were delivered to Ukraine by Luxembourg. These drones were purchased by Luxembourg as part of military aid to the Ukrainian armed forces. (source)
  • Norway sends 1 self-propelled artillery M109 155 mm to Ukraine. The cargo also contains around 55,000 bandages and individual packages. In addition, 30,000 field rations and 55,000 articles of winter clothing are sent. Also 20,000 unique spare parts for the M109 are packed and sent on this donation. (source)

23 November 2022

  • Three Sea King helicopters will be provided to Ukraine, the first of which has already arrived in Ukraine. The UK would also send an additional 10,000 artillery rounds (source)
  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at $400 million to meet Ukraine's critical security and defense needs. This assistance package will include: additional munitions for National Advanced Surface-to-Air Missile Systems (NASAMS); 150 heavy machine guns with thermal imagery sights to counter Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS); additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 200 precision-guided 155mm artillery rounds; 10,000 120mm mortar rounds; high-speed Anti-radiation missiles (HARMs); 150 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs); over 100 light tactical vehicles; over 20,000,000 rounds of small arms ammunition; over 200 generators; spare parts for 105mm Howitzers and other equipment. (source)

22 November 2022

  • Lawmakers from both sides of the aisle push Biden administration to provide Ukraine with lethal 'Gray Eagle' drones. (source)

21 November 2022

  • It has now been revealed that the UK is supplying not just older Brimstone 1 but modern Brimstone 2 Dual Mode missiles to the AFU. (source)
  • Three Western countries, the United States, Germany, and the Netherlands, already sent SeaFox AUV, 10 Autonomous Surface Vessels, and 10 Dauntless Sea Ark Patrol boats to Ukraine. (source)
  • According to US Congress Senator Jim Risch, a Republican, he himself supports the provision of Western-model fighter jets to Ukraine, but there is still no majority for this step among members of Congress. (source)
  • Luxembourg has sent additional High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) to Ukraine (source)
  • Ukraine army to receive 8 Oshkosh M1070 tank transport tractors from Germany (source)
  • Turkey has delivered to Ukraine high-precision TRLG-230-230 MLRS and SUNGUR air-to-air missiles. Turkey opted keep publications about these deliveries to a minimum, exact quantities of delivered items are unknown. (source)

20 November 2022

  • The Minister of Defence, Margarita Robles(Spain), announced yesterday that Spain will soon make new arms deliveries to Ukraine, which used the occasion of a NATO parliamentary meeting being held in Madrid to demand more military aid from allied countries to combat the Russian invasion. (source)

19 November 2022

  • Britain will provide a 50 million pound ($59.4 million) air defence package for Ukraine, including anti-aircraft guns and technology to counter Iranian-supplied drones, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak said on his first trip to Kyiv on Saturday. (source)
  • Ukraine's army uses Romanian-made TAB-71M 8x8 armored personnel carrier. The layout of the vehicle is similar to the Soviet-made BTR-60PB 8x8 APC (Armored Personnel Carrier) (source)

18 November 2022

  • 7th Slovak-made Zuzana 2 8x8 155mm self-propelled howitzer was delivered to Ukrainian armed forces. On June 1, 2022, the Army Recognition editorial team reported that Slovakia will deliver 8 Zuzana 2 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers to Ukraine. (source)
  • The Israeli authorities allowed NATO member countries to supply Ukraine with weapons containing Israeli components and financed the purchase of “strategic materials” for Ukraine. (source)

16 November 2022

  • Sweden will deliver new military aid worth 3 billion crowns ($287 million) to Ukraine, its biggest package of defence material to date which included an air defence system, Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson said. (source)
  • The Czech government plans to provide training to as many as 4,000 Ukrainian troops over the next year, Czech Defence Minister Jana Cernochova said on Wednesday. (source)
  • Rheinmetall company will soon be supplying the Slovak Republic with Leopard 2A4 main battle tanks and other military hardware. In turn, the Slovak military will be transferring military equipment to Ukraine. (source)
  • Defence Minister of Canada Anita Anand has announced plans for spending $34 million of already-promised military aid to Ukraine from $500 mln. budget of 2022. Around $5 million will be dedicated to providing critical satellite imagery to the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), while more than $18 million will pay for high-resolution drone cameras. In addition, up to $10 million will go towards winter gear, which includes portable heaters, thermal blankets and sleeping bags. (source)

15 November 2022

  • Germany will establish a maintenance hub in Slovakia to service and repair weapons it has delivered to Ukraine, German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht said on Tuesday. (source)
  • Czech Company "Excalibur Army" has started the production of the "Viktor" a light self-propelled anti-aircraft weapon system for Ukraine (source)
  • President Joe Biden is asking Congress to provide more than $37.7 billion in emergency aid to Ukraine. (source)
  • Germany and Spain are planning to train thousands of Ukrainian troops under an EU program to help bolster Kyiv’s fightback against Russia, (source)

14 November 2022

  • Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, announced that Canada will provide $500 million in additional military assistance for Ukraine. (source)
  • New Zealand is extending its defence commitments and providing further support and personnel to assist Ukraine. The NZ Defence Force infantry training for Ukrainian military personnel in the United Kingdom will be extended. There is more funding for equipment and supplies for Ukraine’s self-defence. (source)

11 November 2022

  • The U.S. will buy 100,000 rounds of howitzer artillery from South Korean manufacturers to provide to Ukraine, a U.S. official said Thursday, in a deal the two governments have been working on for some time. (source)
  • The Swedish government will soon decide on the transfer of advanced weapons to Ukraine, Defense Minister Paul Jonsson said. What types of weapons are in question is still unknown. (source)

10 November 2022

  • Spain will send two more U.S.-made HAWK air defence systems to Ukraine in addition to four shipped last week, Spanish Defence Minister Margarita Robles said on Thursday. (source)
  • The Defence Department announced today $400 mln security assistance package which includes: HAWK missiles, the Avenger short-range air defense systems, ammunition for the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System, 21,000 155 mm artillery rounds, 500 precision-guided 155 mm artillery rounds, 10,000 120 mm mortar rounds, 100 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HUMVEE), 400 grenade launchers, small arms, optics and more than 20,000,000 rounds of small arms ammunition. It also includes demolition equipment for obstacle clearing and cold weather protective gear. (source)
  • Some 175 Bulgarian lawmakers voted in favor of a six-point plan to provide military aid to Ukraine, detailing which weapons could be delivered to Kyiv, Wilhelmine Preussen reports. Another 49 voted against the motion. (source)

8 November 2022

  • The Italian government is readying a new arms package for Ukraine including air defence systems, a governing coalition official said on Tuesday. (source)
  • Sweden’s new center-right government has presented its budget for 2023. It says Sweden will increase its military aid to Ukraine & “the more advanced weapons systems requested by Ukraine will be prioritized.” (source)

7 November 2022

  • The report by the Royal United Services Institute (Rusi) urges western governments to reconsider their decision not to include aircraft in the offensive weaponry supplied to Ukraine. (source)

6 November 2022

  • Ukraine wants to raise funds for a fleet of maritime drones (source)

5 November 2022

  • The Ministries of Defense of the Netherlands, the Czech Republic and the US Department of Defense jointly announced about reaching an agreement to support Ukraine by overhauling 90 T-72B tanks. (source)

4 November 2022

  • France Plans to Provide Ukraine with Crotale Surface-to-air Missile System (source)
  • The United States announced an additional $400 million in military aid to Ukraine from USAI fund, which includes money to refurbish HAWK air defense missiles and 45 Czech T-72B tanks, 1,100 Phoenix Ghost drones, 40 armored riverine boats, funding to refurbish 250 M-1117 armored vehicles, tactical secure communications systems, surveillance systems and funding for training, maintenance and sustainment. (source)
  • Italian Premier Giorgia Meloni's new government is set to approve Italy's sixth package of military aid for Ukraine. (source)
  • The Norwegian Government is preparing to contribute approximately 1,5 billion NOK to the British-led International Fund for Ukraine. Norwegian Minister of defence Bjørn Arild Gram did not specify what type of military equipment will be purchased through this contribution. (source)

3 November 2022

  • German Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht had written to the government in Bern asking for permission to supply 12,400 rounds of Swiss-made ammunition for Gepard anti-aircraft tanks, but Switzerland has again rejected an appeal from Germany to allow it to re-export Swiss-made ammunition to Ukraine. (source)
  • Bulgarian lawmakers approved the first military aid shipments to Ukraine, ending months of resistance from Russia-friendly political parties and the nation’s president. (source)

2 November 2022

  • Turkish drone maker Baykar is planning to complete the construction of its manufacturing plant in Ukraine in two years. (source)
  • According to journalist and political analyst Nikola Mikovic, the Jewish state could eventually start providing weapons to Ukraine – although Israeli officials are unlikely to publicly confirm it. (source)
  • The Jamestown Foundation has assessed that the true amount for Russian defense spending in 2022 may well reach as much as 5.5 trillion rubles ($90.9 billion) by the end of the year. If the rate of military aid to Ukranian will remain the same till the end of 2022, it will be just 62% of Russian military budget. (source)

31 October 2022

  • Bulgaria doesn’t send weapons to Ukraine but Bulgarian arms manufacturers has so far supplied at least €1 billion of weapons and ammunition to Ukraine via brokers. (source)
  • Israel will provide Ukraine with military communication systems. (source)
  • Ukraine receives first Armtrac 400 mine clearing vehicle from UK. (source)
  • Recent poll shows that despite a large proportion of Britons saying the situation in Ukraine is impacting their cost of living, few oppose supporting Ukraine through the conflict. Six in 10 (60%) support Britain’s current role in the conflict, including providing a range of economic, humanitarian and defensive military assistance to Ukraine, as well as imposing additional sanctions on Russia and Belarus. (source)

30 October 2022

  • Italy and France will supply Ukraine with SAMP-T Air Defense Systems. (source)
  • The Swedish authorities are going to transfer more modern and heavier weapons to Ukraine, the new Swedish Defence Minister Paul Johansson has said, Dagens Nyheter reported. According to him, in particular, this applies to air defense systems. (source)
  • The Italian Government has approved the supply of six PzH 2000 155mm self-propelled howitzers, two M270 MLRS (Multiple Launch Rocket System), 20 to 30 M109L 155mm self-propelled howitzers and dozen of M113 tracked APCs. (source)

29 October 2022

  • Slovenia handed over 28 modernized M-55S tanks to the Armed Forces of Ukraine. (source)

28 October 2022

  • South Korean President Yoon Suk-yeol has denied that Seoul provided any lethal weapons to Ukraine after Russian President Vladimir Putin said such a decision would destroy their bilateral relations. (source)
  • At a conference in Moscow on Thursday, President Putin threatened South Korea with retaliation from North Korea if South Korea will continue to support Ukraine. (source)

27 October 2022

  • The Pentagon is sending Ukraine a new $275 million package of weapons and other aid. Officials said there are no major new weapons in the package (source)

26 October 2022

  • Up to 70 Australian defence force personnel will be deployed to the UK to train Ukrainian troops in the latest increase in Australia’s support for Kyiv. The Albanese government will provide Ukraine with 30 more Bushmaster protected mobility vehicles. (source)
  • Sweden MoD could provide Ukraine with 12 of their 48 Archer 155mm 6x6 self-propelled howitzers (source)
  • Italian Prime Minister Giorgia Meloni said the only way to facilitate a peace deal between Russia and Ukraine is by helping Kyiv defend itself militarily. (source)

25 October 2022

  • The United States is considering sending older HAWK air defense equipment from storage to Ukraine (source)
  • 30 lawmakers from the liberal wing of the Democratic Party pressed Biden in a letter to seek direct talks with Moscow. The letter didn’t explicitly threaten votes against further aid but it propose to "pair the military and economic support the United States has provided to Ukraine with a proactive diplomatic push, redoubling efforts to seek a realistic framework for a ceasefire". This letter has been recalled the next day. (source)
  • On Tuesday, October 25, 2022, German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier announced the delivery to Ukraine of two more MARS II M270 MLRS and four PzH 2000 155mm tracked self-propelled howitzers, as well as new air defense missile systems. (source)
  • Prime Minister Denys Shmyhal has announced an agreement with Germany on the increase of military aid for Ukraine in 2023 from EUR 690 million to more than EUR 2 billion. (source)
  • The Biden administration's lifting of the U.S. arms embargo on Cyprus on Oct. 1 has rekindled the prospect of Nicosia transferring its Russian military arsenal to Ukraine in return for Western-made weaponry. (source)

23 October 2022

  • Israel is providing Ukraine with intelligence on Iranian-made drones. (source)
  • Ukraine not cooperating with Israel on proposed missile alert system. Israeli officials believe Kyiv may be unhappy with the offer, as Jerusalem is refusing to supply it with interceptor systems. (source)
  • The Chicago Council on Global Affairs published report on its 2022 survey of American public opinion on U.S. foreign policy. It states that nearly three-quarters of Americans support continuing economic (71%) and military (72%) aid to Ukraine, and 58 percent are willing to continue to support the country “as long as it takes,” even if U.S. households will have to pay higher prices for gas and food. (source)

21 October 2022

  • "Arguably, Ukraine would not have been able to sustain Russia’s aggression if it had relied solely on European support to fight the war", says CEPS think tank in their recent report on military aid to Ukraine. They also point at "absence of clear leadership within the EU in coordinating the delivery of military aid to Ukraine" (source)

20 October 2022

  • Czech Republic prepares new military aid package for Ukraine. Two weeks ago provided aid was almost CZK 400 million ($7.5 million), and today is CZK 22 million ($413,193). Defense minister apologized that she couldn't provide detailes. (source)
  • Germany delivers to Ukraine four Hensoldt’s TRML-4D multifunction radar for IRIS-T SLM air defence system. (source)

19 October 2022

  • Israel has refused a Ukrainian request for air defenses against the barrage of Russian attacks enabled by Iranian drones. (source)

18 October 2022

  • Italy has provided Ukraine with the 5th military aid package. There was no disclosure what was included into it. (source)
  • The Biden administration laid out its vision for the Senate version of the annual Pentagon policy bill on a range of issues. It also asked Congress to include new authorities in the bill, including for military support to Ukraine. (source)
  • NATO will deliver air defence systems to Ukraine in coming days to help the country defend itself against the drones, including those from Iran, that Russia is using to target critical infrastructure, the alliance's secretary-general said on Tuesday. (source)
  • The Pentagon is considering paying for Elon Musk’s Starlink satellite network in Ukraine (source)
  • The French Defence Minister announced that France will supply Ukraine with Crotale air defence systems (source)

16 October 2022

  • Germany handed over Biber tank bridge-layers to Ukraine. (source)
  • Ukraine on Tuesday received the first of four IRIS-T air defence systems Germany promised to supply (source)
  • Israeli Minister of Diaspora Affairs Nachman Shai has said that military aid should be provided to Ukraine in view of recent reports about Iran's possible supply of ballistic missiles to Russia. (source)

14 October 2022

  • The Department of Defense announced the 23rd authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance to Ukraine valued at up to $725 million. This drawdown includes 200 High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWV) HIMARS rockets, artillery rounds, anti-tank weapons, high-speed anti-radiation missiles (HARMs), small arms and ammunition. (source)
  • Democrats on Capitol Hill have suggested transferring US weapons systems in Saudi Arabia to Ukraine and suspending a planned transfer of Patriot missiles to Riyadh (source)

13 October 2022

  • The UK and France have pledged to help improve Ukraine's defences. London promised to send air defence missiles, while Paris said it would deliver its own anti-aircraft defence systems. (source)
  • NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg said Spain was sending 4 medium-range air defense systems to Ukraine. (source)
  • Portugal Defense Minister Helena Carreiras announced transfer of 6 Russian Kamov helicopters to Ukraine. (source)
  • Minister of National Defence of Lithuania Arvydas Anušauskas announced transfer of "M113-mounted 120mm mortars, armoured vehicles, thermal vision devices, drones, and other equipment" to Ukraine. (source)

12 October 2022

  • Canadian Defence Minister Anita Anand announced a new military aid package over C$47 million ($34 million) to assist Ukraine in dealing with Russia's invasion, with the package including artillery rounds, satellite communications, winter clothing and drone cameras, among other assistance. (source)
  • According to German Ministry of Defence's twitter, "In the next few weeks, more PzH2000 and MARSII will be handed over to Ukraine". (source)

11 October 2022

  • Australian government is preparing to deliver another round of military assistance to Ukraine. Their Defence personnel will travel to Europe to help train Ukrainian soldiers. (source)
  • Canada said on Tuesday it will send 40 more combat engineers to help support Polish efforts to train Ukrainian forces, as part of its commitment to increasing military aid for Ukraine. (source)

10 October 2022

  • French President Emmanuel Macron expressed his “extreme concern” about Russian strikes during a call with his Ukrainian counterpart Volodymyr Zelensky and promised that France would increase military aid. (source)
  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell said he was "deeply shocked" by Russia's targeted missile strikes: "We stand with Ukraine. Additional military support from the EU is on its way." (source)
  • The United States will soon be unable to provide Ukraine with certain types of ammunition that are essential to battle against Russia’s invasion, as supplies are being used up faster than they can be replaced. (source)

9 October 2022

  • The White House said on Sunday it would continue to arm Ukraine but declined direct comment on an explosion that damaged Russia's road-and-rail bridge to Crimea. (source)
  • Germany announced new deliveries of weapons to Ukraine, in particular IRIS-T air defense systems and 100 tanks from Greece and Slovakia, said German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht during a visit to Lithuania. (source)
  • Jaroslaw Nagy, Slovakia's Defence Minister announced the transfer of two Zuzana 2 self-propelled artillery units to Ukraine. (source)
  • Over the next few days, Spain will send 12 more heavy trucks to Ukraine. Spanish Defense Minister Margarita Robles said that starting from next month, more Ukrainian soldiers will arrive in the country for training. (source)

8 October 2022

  • French President Emmanuel Macron has announced that he will step up arms supplies to Ukraine in the wake of criticism that Paris wasn't doing enough to help the war effort. (source)

7 October 2022

  • Estonian Minister of Defense Hanno Pevkur announced the next military aid package for Ukraine. According to a Ministry of Defence, the package will include artillery shells, anti-tank ammunition, winter uniforms and personal protective equipment. (source)
  • EU foreign policy chief Josep Borrell pushed the 27-nation bloc on Friday to earmark more money to pay for the military support of Ukraine. (source)

5 October 2022

  • European Parliament speaker Roberta Metsola told that the European Union should deliver tanks to Ukraine and speed up the procedure of having the country join the bloc. "The Ukrainians need weapons that they can fight with in order to regain their territory, and that means, for example, Leopard II tanks that several members states have." (source)
  • Ukraine will receive new upgraded T-72M battle tanks called T-72 Avenger from Czech Republic. (source)

4 October 2022

  • The Department of Defense (DoD) announced the authorization of a Presidential Drawdown of security assistance valued at up to $625 million. This package include: 4 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS); 16 155mm Howitzers; 16 105mm Howitzers; 200 MaxxPro Mine Resistant Ambush Protected Vehicles and associated ammunition. (source)

3 October 2022

  • Arquus (France) will supply Ukraine with 20 Bastion armored vehicles. (source)

2 October 2022

  • Germany, Denmark and Norway will buy 16 Slovak Zuzana-2 howitzers for Ukraine with delivery to begin next year. (source)
  • The heads of nine European NATO members on Sunday issued a joint statement backing a path to membership for Ukraine in the U.S.-led security alliance, and calling on all 30 NATO nations to ramp up military aid for Kyiv. (source)

1 October 2022

  • France is preparing to supply Ukraine with a new series of Caesar guns, taken from an order originally intended for Denmark. This supply could relate to 6 to 12 howitzers (source)

30 September 2022

  • President Joe Biden announced that the United States "will continue to support Ukraine's efforts to regain control of its territory by strengthening its hand militarily and diplomatically". (source)
  • Minister of Defence Christine Lambrecht said during her visit to Odesa that Germany will deliver the first IRIS-T air defence system to Ukraine in the coming days. (source)

29 September 2022

  • Republicans so far have unsuccessfully pressed the Biden administration to use the leftover $2.1 billion in Ukraine military aid in time. The moves correspond with another Republican push to provide Ukraine with the long-range Army Tactical Missile System that Kyiv has asked for despite the Biden administration’s reluctance. (source)

28 September 2022

  • $1.1 billion security assistance package for Ukraine is announced on Sept. 28 by the U.S. Defense Department. The package include: 18 High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS) and associated ammunition, 150 Armored High Mobility Multipurpose Wheeled Vehicles (HMMWVs), 150 Tactical Vehicles to tow weapons, 40 trucks and 80 trailers to transport heavy equipment, other military systems and supplies. (source)
  • The HIMARS artillery system in the US’s latest security assistance package for Ukraine will take a few years to be built (source)

27 September 2022

  • The United States will not start delivering sophisticated NASAMS air defenses to Ukraine for another two months or so (source)

26 September 2022

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken said a conversation with Ukraine over the supply of U.S. weapons to aid the country’s war effort is “ongoing,” notably regarding a request from Kyiv for Army Tactical Missile Systems, or ATACMS (source)
  • The US Congress has approved $12.3bn in aid which includes $3bn for arms, supplies and salaries for Ukraine’s military. (source)

25 September 2022

  • Canada boosts capacity of key supply hub for weapons to Ukraine (source)
  • Swedish Foreign Affairs Minister Ann Lind announced that Sweden evaluates the possibility to provide Archer 155mm wheeled self-propelled howitzers, RBS70 man-portable air defense missile systems, and other military equipment to Ukraine. (source)

23 September 2022

  • Germany’s Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht stated that Putin's latest "initiatives" result in even greater support for Ukraine on the part of Europe, including through the supply of military equipment. (source)
  • Pope Francis said Ukraine had a right to defend itself from Russia's invasion, and lend support to other countries that are supplying Ukrainians with arms and war material. (source)

22 September 2022

  • Putin’s recent threat to use nuclear weapons will not staunch U.S. aid to Ukraine, the Pentagon’s top spokesperson said Thursday. (source)
  • Dutch Foreign Minister Wopke Hoekstra called on Wednesday for increased weapons supplies to Ukraine amid partial mobilization declared in Russia. "It is crucial to continue and up our support for Ukraine: more sanctions, more weapons, more aid." (source)

21 September 2022

  • German Chancellor Olaf Scholz said at the UN General Assembly that Germany will not accept a peace dictated by Russia and will continue supporting “Ukraine with all our might financially, economically, with humanitarian assistance and also with weapons” (source)
  • Ukraine has presented Canada with a new list of its military hardware needs. The request was contained in a letter received by Defence Minister Anita Anand from her Ukrainian counterpart, Oleksii Reznikov. (source)
  • Lawmakers in Bundestag are scheduled to debate German assistance for Ukraine. And there are indications that a majority is in favor of supplying the country with modern tanks. (source)

20 September 2022

  • Three German political scientists from the European Council on International Relations - Gustav Gressel, Rafael Loss and Jana Puglierin – said that the supply of battle tanks, in particular Leopards, to Ukraine would be an urgent need rather than an escalation, and such a German initiative would create trust and serve the security of Europe.

  • Republican senators signaled tentative support for additional Ukraine aid that the Biden administration has requested following a classified briefing on Monday night. The Biden administration has asked for $12 billion in aid to Ukraine to be added to the continuing resolution that’s needed to keep the government open past September 30. GOP support for this is essential. (source)
  • Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Alexander Grushko in a Tuesday meeting with France's ambassador to Moscow Pierre Levy warned Paris against the “unacceptable” delivery of weapons to Ukraine. (source)

19 September 2022

  • Senor Defence Official in the Department of Defense of the US: "Now we're seeing the Russians retaliating for Ukrainian gains, they're targeting critical and civilian infrastructure. So we here at the Department of Defense will continue -- we will continue to provide Ukraine with what they need for their current fight, when they need it." (source)
  • Prime Minister of Slovenia Robert Golob and German Chancellor Scholz agreed in a telephone conference to a joint action, so that the Ukrainian side will receive 28 Slovenian M-55S tanks. (source)
  • Lithuanian President Gitanas Nauseda called to step up military support to Kyiv in its fight against Russia’s aggression after new mass graves and new evidence of torture were found in liberated Ukrainian territories. (source)
  • The German government has decided to transfer four more Panzerhaubitze 2000 self-propelled artillery systems to Ukraine. (source)

18 September 2022

  • Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz and Defence Minister Christine Lambrecht are not willing to supply Western-designed battle tanks to Ukraine, despite increasingly loud demands for them to do so. (source)

17 September 2022

  • After two moths of hesitation, the German federal government finally gave green light to the Ukraine for the purchasing of 18 howitzers RCH-155 weapon system worth 216 million euros from the Krauss-Maffei Wegmann (KMW) armaments group. However the shipment is expected not earlier than 2025. (source)
  • Spain sent Ukraine five transport planes with ammunition for large-caliber artillery systems (source)
  • Admiral Rob Bauer, the Chair of the NATO Military Committee, announced that the Alliance will increase supplies of modern weapons to Ukraine (source)

16 September 2022

  • The Biden administration announced it will send another $600 million in military aid to Ukraine. The new package will include only the same types of ammunition and equipment as before. (source)
  • Volodymyr Zelenskiy made an urgent appeal to allies to supply additional air- and missile-defense systems that he said are crucial to repelling Russia’s invasion and preventing further disruption to food and energy supplies. (source)

15 September 2022

  • German economy minister Robert Habeck vows to deliver more weapons to Ukraine (source)
  • Germany’s foreign minister is putting pressure on Chancellor Olaf Scholz to decide soon whether to supply Ukraine with advanced tanks as it seeks to reclaim more of its captured territory from Russia. (source)
  • A. J. Blinken statement 09/15/2022: $600 Million in Additional U.S. Military Assistance for Ukraine: Together with our Allies and partners, we are delivering the arms and equipment that Ukraine’s forces are utilizing so effectively as they continue their successful counter-offensive against Russia’s invasion. President Biden has been clear we will support the people of Ukraine for as long as it takes. (source)
  • According to German Defense Minister Christine Lambrecht, Greece will soon send to Ukraine 40 infantry fighting vehicles -- Soviet-built BMP-1 IFVs -- on the completion of a deal in which Greece would receive 40 German infantry fighting vehicles -- Marder IFVs. (source)
  • Arvidas Anusauskas, Minister of National Defense of Lithuania, announced that Lithuania will repair Ukranian PzH 2000 (source)
  • Russia’s Foreign Ministry warned the U.S. against providing longer-range missiles to Ukraine. (source)

13 September 2022

  • Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmytro Kuleba condemned "abstract fears and excuses" behind Germany's reluctance as he pushed for further arms supplies. (source)

12 September 2022

  • Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anusauskas says Lithuania will purchase 37 kamikaze drones to provide to Ukraine, using the money raised by the Legion of Boom campaign. (source)
  • Deputy Prime Minister Richard Marles has pledged Australia will continue to back Ukraine as it resists Russian aggression. (source)
  • Lithianian Ministry of Defence announced that the shipment of 105 mm howitzers are on their way to Ukraine. The photo published by the Ministry shows a U.S.-made M101A1 howitzer. (source)

11 September 2022

  • "If Lambrecht (German Defense Minister) — quite correctly — concludes that our security is being defended in Ukraine, then it is also important that she and Chancellor Scholz credibly back this up with appropriate deliveries of armored vehicles to Ukraine," said Roderich Kiesewetter, a defense policy lawmaker from Germany's main opposition party, the center-right CDU. (source)

9 September 2022

  • Secretary of State Antony Blinken pledged lasting U.S. support for Ukraine during a visit to Kyiv. His visit signals ongoing U.S. backing for the war, as the Biden administration pledged an additional $675 million in U.S. military supplies for Ukraine.The administration will also provide $1 billion in military financing for Ukraine, Blinken said, along with a similar amount for neighboring nations and countries elsewhere in Europe to strengthen their defenses. (source)
  • The President of Ukraine and the General Director of the Baikar company discussed cooperation in the defense sector (source)
  • Ukraine purchased from France 155-mm towed TRF1 howitzers, which are no longer in service with the French army. (source)

8 September 2022

  • Norway sent 160 Hellfire missiles to Ukraine (source)
  • The new package of U.S. assistance to Ukraine valued at up to $675 million dollars includes HIMARS ammunition, 105 mm howitzers, artillery ammunition and HARM missiles, Humvees and armored ambulances, anti-tank systems and more (source)

7 September 2022

  • The Pentagon's goal is to deliver 100,000 of 155 mm artillery rounds in 90 days and 15,000 a month after that. (source)
  • According to the Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov, the citizens of Ukraine collected UAH 64 million for the purchase of the "army of drones". With these funds, 40 Warmate drones were purchased (source)

5 September 2022

  • European weapons stocks are running low, Josep Borrell warned (source)

2 September 2022

  • U.S. President Joe Biden will request $11.7 billion in emergency funding from Congress to provide lethal aid and budget support to Ukraine (source)

1 September 2022

  • The Danish Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod stressed that Denmark would continue to support Ukraine both in the military sphere and in reconstruction. In particular, a new aid package is being prepared. (source)
  • Sweden will consider providing Ukraine with self-propelled artillery systems Archer, as well as short-range anti-aircraft missile systems RBS 70 to repel Russian aggression. This said Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom Ann Linde . (source)

30 August 2022

  • EU defence ministers voiced support for the start of work on setting up an EU military training mission for Ukrainian forces that would complement current efforts by individual EU countries (source)

29 August 2022

  • Olaf Scholz promised that Germany would send Ukraine state-of-the-art weapons, such as air defence and radar systems and reconnaissance drones, in the coming weeks and months. (source)
  • The foreign minister of Germany Annalena Baerbock said that Germany will continue to support Ukraine in the war against Russia. Baerbok explained the slow pace of military equipment for Ukrainian soldiers to the difficulties of production (source)

27 August 2022

  • The UK is giving underwater drones to Ukraine and training Ukrainian personnel in Britain to use them to clear their coastline of mines (source)
  • After a direct question, whether the US will supply aircraft, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy Colin Kahl, answers that the US will not. But this doesn’t mean that there are no other options. (source)

25 August 2022

  • Norway and Great Britain are jointly providing Ukraine with "Black Hornet" military micro-drones that can be used to spy on Russian forces due to their minute size. (source)
  • The Ministry of Defense of Canada allocated two C-130 aircraft (Lockheed Martin C-130J) for transporting weapons to Ukraine. (source)

24 August 2022

  • British Prime Minister Boris Johnson promised a further package of military support to Ukraine. The 54 million pound ($63.5 million) package will include 2,000 drones and loitering munitions. (source)
  • On August 24, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced approximately $3 billion in additional security assistance for Ukraine under the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI). (source)

23 August 2022

  • Lithuania will send two rotations of instructors to the United Kingdom to train Ukrainian troops there, Lithuanian Defence Minister Arvydas Anušauskas said on Tuesday. (source)
  • Slovakia will deliver 30 tracked BVP-1 armored infantry fighting vehicles to Ukraine. (source)
  • Chancellor Olaf Scholz said on Tuesday that Germany planned to deliver further arms to Ukraine, worth more than 500 million euros ($498.55 million) (source)

22 August 2022

  • Rumors are swirling around Washington that the United States has provided Ukraine with more weapons than the administration has announced publicly. (source)

21 August 2022

  • Australia will provide Ukraine with 300 DefendTex D40 kamikaze drones (source)
  • The Ukrainian servicemen received Bulgarian 60-mm M60CMA mortars. (source)
  • Lithuanian Defense Minister Arvydas Anusauskas said that Vilnius is preparing new deliveries of military aid to Ukraine. Anusauskas mentioned that another ten M113 armored vehicles would be handed over to Kyiv. (source)
  • Sweden will break its doctrine of not sending arms to countries engaged in an active conflict, the country's prime minister announced Sunday. “Sweden is now proposing direct support for Ukraine's armed forces." (source)

19 August 2022

  • The Secretary of State Antony J. Blinken announced military suport to Ukraine in amount of $775 mln. This includes arms, munitions and military equipment. (source)
  • For the first time, the U.S. is sending 15 ScanEagle surveillance drones to help the Ukrainians spot and correct the precision artillery and rocket strikes. (source)

18 August 2022

  • Jaroslav Nad', Slovakia's defence minister has stated that the Government of Slovakia will not stop providing military support to Ukraine despite all Russia’s efforts to influence public opinion in his country on this matter (source)
  • “We support Ukraine with the weapons we supply so that Ukraine can protect its territorial integrity and sovereignty” said Germany’s Chancellor Olaf Scholz. He was answering a question on whether the Armed Forces of Ukraine can use weapons provided by Germany and Sweden to return Crimea. (source)
  • The Latvian Ministry of Defence has confirmed the delivery of six self-propelled M109 howitzers and ammunition to Ukrainian forces (source)

17 August 2022

  • Nineteen retired US generals and former officials have called on the Biden administration to step up the pace of arms supplies to Ukraine or run the risk of “unintentionally seizing defeat from the jaws of victory”. They said that the US was providing enough weaponry to ensure a stalemate but not sufficient to help Ukraine recapture territory seized by Russia. The former officers, diplomats and other officials argue that failure to defeat Vladimir Putin in Ukraine increases the danger of a confrontation with Moscow later “on less favourable grounds”. (source)

15 August 2022

  • Ukraine has received the first four of a total of eight Slovak-made Zuzana 2 howitzers. (source)
  • Latvia transferred two Mi-17 and two Mi-2 helicopters to Ukraine (source)

12 August 2022

  • Sweden admits the possibility that it could produce weapons for the needs of Ukraine. This was announced by Swedish Minister of Defense Pēters Hultqvist at the conference of Western countries in Copenhagen (source)
  • Estonia must continue to help Ukraine and a new comprehensive military support package is being discussed, said Estonian Minister of Defense Hanno Pevkur after a meeting of 24 countries in Copenhagen (source)

11 August 2022

  • Britain and Denmark will provide more financial and military aid to Ukraine. The announcement came after defence ministers meeting in Copenhagen. (source)

10 August 2022

  • The Armed Forces of Ukraine have received 50 new Kirpi armored vehicles from Turkey. Another batch of 150 units is expected to be delivered soon. (source)
  • Germany has supplied four more Gepard anti-aircraft armoured fighting vehicles to the Ukrainian Armed Forces. Ukraine as a whole has received 12 Gepard anti-aircraft armoured fighting vehicles from Germany. Some 49,000 shells for Gepard, and three armoured recovery vehicles have been supplied over the past few days

  • Ben Wallace, the British Defence Secretary, confirmed on Wednesday that London would give Ukraine three additional multiple-launch rocket systems in addition to the three already in Kyiv, as well as a "significant" number of rockets for them. (source)

9 August 2022

  • The Finnish Defence Forces will send about 20 service members to Britain to assist in training volunteer members of the Ukrainian Armed Forces (source)
  • The Biden administration will provide $89 million to help Kyiv clear land mines that now litter huge swaths of Ukraine (source)
  • As the war in Ukraine continues with no end in sight, concerns are mounting in Washington—in both Democratic and Republican circles—that the Biden administration is holding back from supplying Ukraine with certain weapons that could give the invaded country a clear edge against Russia. (source)
  • Biden administration declared in separate announcements that it would provide $5.5 billion more in combined foreign aid and military weaponry to the wartorn nation of Ukraine as it continues to fight Russia’s invasion. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) announced on Monday that it would send another $4.5 billion worth of taxpayers’ money to the Eastern European country in order to help the Ukrainian government function and provide social services for its people. (source)
  • The latest $1 billion package of U.S. military assistance to Ukraine includes an undisclosed number of “GMLRS,” precision-guided missiles with a 40-mile range that are fired from HIMARS mobile launchers, along with 75,000 rounds of 155 mm artillery ammunition; 20 120 mm mortar systems with 20,000 rounds of ammunition; 1,000 more Javelin anti-armor missiles; and significantly, anti-radar missiles that can be fired from Ukrainian fighter jets and are capable on homing in on Russian anti-aircraft radars, blinding air defense systems. The Pentagon is promising a “steady stream” of the GPS-guided GMLRS missiles but no more HIMARS launchers (source)

7 August 2022

  • Under Secretary of Defense Colin Kahl: "In recent packages for Ukraine we've included a number of anti-radiation missiles that can be fired off Ukrainian aircraft. " (source)

6 August 2022

  • The Swedish Defense Ministry announced Sunday that beginning August 12, it will send up to 120 instructors to the UK to conduct basic military training for Ukrainian citizens (source)

5 August 2022

  • The Biden administration's next security assistance package for Ukraine is expected to be $1 billion, one of the largest so far, and include munitions for long-range weapons and armored medical transport vehicles, three sources briefed on the matter told Reuters on Friday. (source)

4 August 2022

  • Russia is working to fake evidence to claim Western rockets destroyed a jail housing Ukrainian prisoners of war, Washington warned yesterday. US intelligence officials say Russia wants it to appear that Ukrainian forces were responsible for the July 29 attack on Olenivka prison that left 53 dead. (source)
  • Defence Ministry of North Makedonia neither confirms nor denies media reports that the country has donated its four Sukhoi Su-25 ground attack jets to Ukraine. (source)
  • Canada is resuming Operation Unifier - up to 225 Canadian troops have been sent to the UK to train the Ukrainian military. (source)

2 August 2022

  • Minister of Defense of Spain, Margarita Robles, announced that the government cannot send its Leopard 2A4 tanks to Ukraine (source)

1 August 2022

  • Britain will hand over several warships from its fleet to Ukraine in near future - Ambassador Prystayko (source)
  • MLRS MARS II missiles arrived from Germany to Ukraine's front (source)
  • US officials announced another $550 million in military aid will be sent to Ukraine, including 75,000 rounds of 155mm artillery ammunition and additional ammunition for High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS). (source)

30 July 2022

  • Western arms supplies to Ukraine only dragging out conflict, Lavrov tells Blinken (source)
  • John Kirby, the National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications, announced new military package. “I fully expect that and I think you're going to see another one [military aid package] relatively soon,” Kirby said. The White House representative said he would not specify any dates now, however, according to him, another statement on the security assistance support for Ukraine would be announced 'very soon.' (source)
  • US already procuring NASAMS air defense systems for Ukraine, says Pentagon, but delivery date unknown. The U.S. Department of Defense said the allocation of the military aid to Ukraine, the 14th package worth $820 million, would include NASAMS air defense systems. (source)

29 July 2022

  • The Defense Ministry of Macedonia confirmed on July 28 that a column of Macedonian tanks was heading towards Ukraine. (source)
  • Germany's Federal Minister of Defense Christine Lambrecht announced the decision to deliver a package of 16 BIBER armored bridge-laying vehicles to Ukraine, with the first shipment of six vehicles to begin in the fall. The other ten will follow in 2023. (source)
  • Norway has donated 14 armored patrol vehicles to Ukraine (source)

28 July 2022

  • Chancellor Scholz is under constant pressure from the opposition because of the failure to fulfill his promise to supply heavy weapons to Ukraine. Poland directly accused Germany of disrupting supplies. (source)
  • In the coming days, the Government of Slovenia will discuss a new package of security assistance to Ukraine. (source)
  • Both Democrats and Republicans raised the issue of transferring ATACMS long-range ballistic missiles to Ukraine again. (source)
  • Bulgaria Supplies Shells For Ukraine’s 100mm MT-12 Rapira Anti-Tank Guns (source)

27 July 2022

  • Slovakia might donate its MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, defence minister says (source)
  • Republican lawmakers are worried that Indiana Representative Victoria Spartz might be taking it one step too far when it comes to her criticism of the situation in her native Ukraine. Her criticism is aimed at what she sees as a lack of effort in using American aid to fight invading Russian forces. (source)
  • Germany has approved sales of 100 self-propelled artillery systems PzH 2000 (source)
  • A little-known group at U.S. European Command in Germany fills Ukraine’s battlefield requests with donations from more than 40 countries. (source)
  • 11 tanks were seized from residents of the Poltava region (source)
  • Azerbaijan had secretly supplied Ukraine with dozens of precision-guided bombs, documents leaked by the Iraqi Sabereen News Telegram channel on July 27 revealed. (source)

26 July 2022

  • The longer the Biden administration continues delaying and stinting its support for Ukraine without enabling Kyiv to halt and reverse Russia’s invasion, the more precarious both Ukraine’s and Taiwan’s positions become. (source)
  • Slovakia is edging closer to a decision on the delivery of its fleet of MiG-29 fighter jets to Ukraine, but no deal has been finalised yet (source)
  • Some Republicans say President Joe Biden is doing too much to help Ukraine, sending massive amounts of money and weapons with no plan for how the war ends while ignoring trouble back home. Others in the Trump wing of the party, however, argued this week that Biden is acting too slowly. He is giving the Ukrainian troops just enough to prolong the conflict and prevent defeat, they say, when he should be sending even more weapons to score a decisive victory over Russia. (source)
  • On Monday, Ukraine received its first Gepard anti-aircraft tanks from Germany. “Today, the first three Gepards officially arrived,” Defence Minister Olexiy Resnikov announced on Ukrainian television. In addition, he said, tens of thousands of rounds of ammunition had also been handed over. A total of 15 Gepards were expected to arrive, Resnikov added. (source)

25 July 2022

  • Польские боевые танки PT-91 Twardy прибыли в Украину, подтвердил глава Офиса Президента Украины. (source)
  • The Defense Department has announced another package of security assistance for Ukraine, which will include additional High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems, ammunition and a substantial number of Phoenix Ghost unmanned aerial systems (source)

24 July 2022

  • U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Says Washington Will Support Kyiv 'For As Long As It Takes' (source)

21 July 2022

  • Ben Wallace (UK secretary of defence) reveals latest British military support for Ukraine, including plans to send 50,000 artillery shells and hundreds more anti-tank weapons in the coming weeks. (source)

20 July 2022

  • Western countries could provide the Ukrainian air force with jets and pilot training, the U.S. Air Force’s chief of staff said, but military officials say no firm decisions have been made yet (source)

18 July 2022

  • U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan (R-Alaska), and four other senators sent a letter to Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Mark Milley, asking them to immediately expedite shipments of military equipment to Ukraine as appropriated by Congress under the Additional Ukraine Supplemental Appropriations Act. Passed on May 19, Equipment recommended for immediate delivery includes medium- and long-range air defense systems, 155 mm howitzers, High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), armored personnel carriers, larger and more capable unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and Mi-17 helicopters. The senators also urged the defense leaders to consider recommending the inclusion of fourth-generation fighter aircraft, along with funding for the necessary flight training in future military aid packages (source)

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