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Pentagon spokesman John Kirby stated that around 220 Ukrainian soldiers have already completed their training. regarding one of the most powerful heavy weapons provided by the United States, the M777 Howitzer to fight against Russia.
Also, they are others 150 men of the Ukrainian military forces that are currently in the process of the military exercise. These men learn mobile radar system Q-64. This is part of the help the country is offering Ukraine to withdraw Russian troops.
The armored personnel carriers M113 they also had their exercise process which was learned by 60 servicemen from Ukraine. As well as the aerial systems tactical unmanned aircraft, Phoenix Ghost, recently developed.
The M777 uses a digital fire control system Similar to that found on self-propelled howitzers such as the M109A6 Paladin, allowing it to be brought into action more quickly, it has a accurate shot up to 24.85 miles (40km).
Until now, President Joe Biden has sent $4 billion in military aid to President Volodimir Zelensky, in addition to the training of soldiers. What he did flatly deny, John Kirby, was what was published in the New York Times regarding the location of high-ranking Russian military officers who lost their lives.
Supposedly the death of the 12 soldiers was due to the intervention of Ukrainian soldiers who are not identified and move anonymously.
“We do not provide intelligence on the location of high-ranking military leaders on the battlefield nor do we participate in the targeting decisions of the Ukrainian army,” Kirby said.
Similarly, the Washington Examiner wrote that the Pentagon spokesman denied that the US offered Ukraine what was necessary for the Movska attack, the Russian flagship.
“We were not involved in the decision of the Ukrainians to attack the ship nor in the operation they carried out. We had no prior knowledge of Ukraine’s intention to attack the ship,” John Kirby concluded.
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