US to transfer Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine

US to transfer Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems to Ukraine

Patriot anti-aircraft missile systems are to be part of a new $40bn aid package recently approved by the US Senate. This was reported by The Washington Post.

The new aid package, which was approved on Thursday, May 19, provides for military assistance to Ukraine. According to the newspaper, these funds will be used to finance the transfer of weapons systems, such as Patriot and long-range artillery, to the Ukrainian army.