• 19/04/2024 01:02

Canada is studying how to safely transport decommissioned aircraft missiles to Ukraine

This work continues as quickly as possible, the Canadian Defense Minister assured.

Canada is studying how to safely transport decommissioned aircraft missiles to Ukraine

Ukrainian ground launcher created for Canadian How to safely transport decommissioned aircraft missiles to Ukraine CRV7, and how useful they will be for the Ukrainian Armed Forces.

This was stated by Canadian Defense Minister Bill Blair, Ukrinform reports.

He noted that even at the beginning of the full-scale Russian invasion of Ukraine, Canada was considering the possibility of transferring these missiles to Kiev, “but at that time Ukraine’s ability to use them was extremely limited.”

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“However, later we saw that the Ukrainians had found brilliant ways to use other technologies, particularly drones, that may make these munitions useful for them,” Blair said.

He said Canada is working with the Ukrainians and allies to make sure these missiles can be used put to good use.

“This work continues as quickly as possible, because the need is urgent,” concluded the Canadian Minister of Defense.

  • Canada will join the Czech initiative and provide funding for the purchase of ammunition for Ukraine outside NATO.
  • Minister of National Defense Bill Blair announced that Canada will transfer more than 800 SkyRanger R70 multi-role unmanned aerial systems to Ukraine.
  • Ukraine has asked Canada to transfer tens of thousands of decommissioned CRV7 missiles awaiting destruction at a military base in Saskatchewan.

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