• 15/06/2024 22:57

The media reported new deadlines for sending the first batch of F-16s to Ukraine

ByJohn Newman

May 11, 2024

The first batch of F-16s should have already arrived in Ukraine, along with pilots and technical personnel who had completed the appropriate training, but this procedure was constantly postponed for obscure reasons.

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The media reported new deadlines for sending the first batch of F-16s to Ukraine

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About the fact that part of the F-16 multirole fighters, which the West has repeatedly promised to provide, apparently, will arrive in Ukraine no earlier than in a few weeks, writes NBN, citing sources from The Standard.

As it became known from the words An unnamed high-ranking military official, probably from one of the “air coalition” countries, will be able to send the above fighters to Ukraine in the period from June to July of this year. However, now it is not very clear which Western state has confirmed its obligations to Kiev.

It should be noted that, according to the President of Ukraine Vladimir Zelensky, these modern combat aircraft will significantly strengthen the country’s air defense, and  will also help the Defense Forces launch a counter-offensive.

Earlier, our information portal wrote that Yevlash told how the appearance of the F-16 in the Ukrainian Armed Forces will affect the actions of the occupiers.

nbnews.com.ua

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