U.S. approves $138M emergency military sale of HAWK missile systems support to Ukraine

SpaceWar.com reports: “The U.S. State Department has approved Ukraine’s emergency request to buy spare parts and repair services for its HAWK missile systems, as Kyiv continues to call on international partners for weapons as its arsenal empties amid its defense against Russia’s invasion.

Secretary of State Antony Blinken approved the emergency foreign military sale, worth some $138 million, the State Department said in a statement Tuesday.

“The secretary of state has determined and provided detailed justification that an emergency exists that requires the immediate sale to the government of Ukraine of the above defense articles and services in the national security interests of the United States,” the statement said.

The money will pay for engineering and integration for communications, refurbishment and overhaul of the HWAK system, tool kits, equipment tests and support, as well as spare parts and training, the statement said…”

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