France handed Ukraine two Crotale

anti-aircraft missile

complexes and two LRU multiple rocket launcher systems.  

This was announced by French Defense Minister Sebastien Lecornu in an interview with Le Journal du Dimanche,

writes

BFMTV.

Also, according to him, Ukraine asked to provide radar stations and this request is still being considered.

He noted that the total volume of French military aid to Ukraine reached 550 million euros.

France will also join the service center for military equipment for Ukraine in Slovakia.

Sebastien Lecornu said that 400 Ukrainian military personnel who will work with the transferred systems have already been trained in France, and this activity will continue as part of the EU mission.

"Our initial goal is to train 2,000 people out of a total of 15,000, as proposed at the EU level. 400 Ukrainian military personnel have already been trained, in particular, on the systems we provide," Lecornyu noted. 

Crotale

is a short-range

French anti-aircraft missile system

designed to combat air targets in the range of medium, low and extremely low altitudes.

Range of damage: 500−10,000 m, height of damage: up to 6,000 m.

Military aid to Ukraine

Since the beginning of Russia's full-scale war against Ukraine, the United States and its Western partners have deployed military aid programs to Ukraine.

Yes, the USA is preparing

a new military aid package

for Ukraine, which will be announced in the coming weeks.

Germany will create a center in Slovakia

for the repair of weapons supplied to Ukraine

and used in the war.

The Netherlands

will allocate more than 25 million euros

to support the Armed Forces of Ukraine. 

And Lithuania confirmed the transfer of

12 more M113 armored personnel carriers to Ukraine.

British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak announced during his visit to Kyiv that

Ukraine will receive a new package of military anti-aircraft aid

, which will include 120 special anti-aircraft guns and anti-drone equipment.

On November 17, the Swedish parliament allowed the transfer of defense materials

for the maximum amount of more than 287 million dollars to Ukraine by the end of the year.

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