Slovakia has donated one Mi-2, four Mi-17 helicopters, and thousands rockets for BM-21 “Grad” MLR systems to Ukraine
Slovak Defense Minister Jaroslav Nad said this after a meeting in the Ramstein format in Brussels on June 15 on his Facebook account.
“Slovakia has donated one Mi-2, four Mi-17 helicopters, and thousands of Grad rockets to Ukraine. This assistance to Ukraine, as well as all previous supplies, will be reimbursed from the European Peace Facility, which is a strong expression of the European Union’s solidarity with Ukraine,” – the post reads.
Jaroslav Nad also announced that the Mi-17 and Mi-2 helicopters supplied by Slovakia are already being used by Ukraine’s armed forces. He also stated that the helicopters donated had been replaced by UH-60M Black Hawks.
Slovakia has donated military equipment to Ukraine worth 154 million euros (RM705 million) since the beginning of the war, Slovak Defense Ministry said.
As Defense Express reported, a meeting of the chiefs of staff and ministers of defense was held in the Ramstein format on June 15. Thus, a decision was made on a new package of US military assistance for Ukraine. Additionally, Slovakia, Canada, Poland and the Netherlands will help Ukraine.
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