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The United States carried out more than 7.5 thousand arms and military shipments to Europe during the year


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Washington, February 25 – Since January 2022, the U.S. Transportation Command said the United States has made nearly 1,000 flights, 6,500 road freight, 143 rail and 61 sea shipments of military supplies and personnel to assist allies and partners in Europe, including Ukraine.
According to graphic information provided by the command on Twitter, nearly 164,000 tons of equipment, more than 111,000 armor-piercing shells and systems, more than 16,000 military personnel, about 202 million small-caliber cartridges, and more than 14.4 thousand units of small arms.

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Also, 282 artillery systems, more than 1.15 million artillery shells, nearly 2.8 thousand air defense missiles, more than 1.5 thousand air defense systems and 47 radars were transferred. Also, nearly 2.6 thousand vehicles and trailers, 15 helicopters and 30 watercraft were delivered.
The Russian Federation had earlier sent a note to NATO countries over the supply of weapons to Ukraine. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov has indicated that any shipment containing weapons to Ukraine would become a legitimate target for Russia. The Russian Foreign Ministry stated that NATO countries were “playing with fire” by supplying arms to Ukraine. The press secretary of the President of the Russian Federation, Dmitry Peskov, noted that the injection of weapons into Ukraine from the West does not contribute to the success of the Russian-Ukrainian negotiations and will have a negative impact. Lavrov stated that the United States and NATO are directly involved in the conflict in Ukraine, including not only the supply of weapons, but also the training of personnel in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and other countries.

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