OREANDA-NEWS. The second batch of military aid from the US government for the Ukrainian Armed Forces (AFU), stationed in Donbass, has arrived in Kiev and is preparing to be sent to military units. Interfax-Ukraine writes about this with reference to the authorized command of the medical forces of the Armed Forces of Ukraine on foreign economic activity, Oleksandr Matiychuk.

According to him, the country received the cargo as part of the agreements that the President of the country, Volodymyr Zelensky, concluded during a trip to the United States. The consignment includes precision weapons, special equipment for radar surveillance, ammunition and medicines.

Matiichuk recalled that the total cost of American military aid is $ 60 million, and the first part of the cargo arrived in Ukraine on October 10. He pointed out that in the near future, Washington will transfer to Kiev another, third batch of weapons under this contract.

Earlier it became known that the United States intends to supply Ukraine with six patrol vessels worth about $ 85 million. The assembly of the Mark VI boats is expected to be completed in 2025. It is possible that two more vessels of the same class will be delivered in addition to this.