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NM DPR: US supplies Ukraine with wheeled instead of tracked infantry fighting vehicles due to depletion of stocks KXan 36 Daily News

Date: June 5, 2023 Time: 02:51:15

Earlier, the US authorities announced the allocation of a new military assistance package to Ukraine, which included 50 Bradley tracked infantry fighting vehicles and wheeled vehicles: 55 MRAP-class armored vehicles with enhanced mine protection and 138 armored personnel carriers. HMMWV.

According to the agency’s interlocutor, replacing tracked armored vehicles with wheeled ones is a logical decision, “at least something armored is better, and wheeled vehicles are cheaper and more readily available in warehouses.” However, he has light armor and is more vulnerable.

“If it were possible to deliver 500 Bradleys, they would, but there is no such possibility physically,” the agency interlocutor said, adding that stocks in Western coalition warehouses are depleted.

It was previously reported that arms stocks in the United States and in European countries could be greatly reduced due to supplies to Ukraine. According to The Wall Street Journal, the Ukrainian Armed Forces expend artillery shells almost twice as fast as the Americans and their allies. At this rate, Ukraine may reduce the reserves of Western countries to critical levels this summer or autumn, the publication says.

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