The Minister of Defense of Ukraine promises the Russian invaders a “hot summer” on the battlefield.
The first HIMARS multiple rocket launchers arrived in Ukraine from the United States.
This was announced by the Minister of Defense of Ukraine Oleksiy Reznikov in the microblog Twitter.
“HIMARS have arrived in Ukraine. Thanks to my American colleague and friend Lloyd Austin for these powerful guns. The summer will be hot for the Russian occupiers. And the last for some of them,” Reznikov said.
HIMARS is an American highly mobile multiple launch rocket system developed in the late 90s.
This MLRS is designed to destroy areas of concentration of artillery systems, air defense systems and fire support, trucks, combat vehicles and armored personnel carriers, as well as to provide fire support to its units.
The system is designed to fire guided and unguided missiles. The maximum range is 300 km.
As UNIAN reported earlier, the United States of America promised to transfer jet rockets to Ukraine by the end of June. multiple launch rocket systems HIMARS in a few weeks it will be possible to apply on the battlefield. In particular, it was about the first four MLRS. Later it became known that the United States could transfer four more such funds to Ukraine.