The Pentagon believes that Ukraine is effectively using the weapons transferred to the United States.
To date there is no reliable evidence that the advanced conventional weapons that the United States transferred to Ukraine fell into the wrong hands.
Pentagon Speaker Patrick Ryder spoke about this, European Pravda reports.
“But the fact is “We've seen the Ukrainians use these capabilities on the battlefield. We see them using them effectively,” Ryder said.
He noted that Russia is constantly trying to spread disinformation about the theft American weapons in Ukraine.
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Earlier, from the report of the Inspector General of the US Department of Defense, it became known that the department was unable to promptly or fully report on almost 40 thousand weapons . We are talking about weapons that were intended to help Ukraine since 2014.
The violations cover weapons with a total value of more than $1 billion. These include man-portable missile systems, kamikaze drones and night vision devices.
At the same time, there is no information on how many weapons were not properly accounted for before the full-scale Russian invasion.
“Limited US Department of Defense personnel in Ukraine are unable to conduct a physical inventory, even if access will be unlimited,” notes the commentary attached to the Pentagon inspector general’s report.