The US gave the Ukrainian army, thousands of night vision devices

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The United States gave the Ukrainian army 2.5 thousand night vision devices. This was stated by us Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, the correspondent LIGA.net.

According to her, the total number of night vision devices from the United States “now will increase almost twice”, and the total cost of the new equipment is $45 million.

“This allows us to guarantee the safety of the Ukrainian people (military, – ed.) at night. Enemy forces will not be able to hide under the cover of night,” – said the diplomat.

The head of the General staff Victor Muzhenko said that the US aid will provide night vision devices 10 battalions of armed forces.

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In the draft Federal budget of the United States for the year 2019 at strengthening the security and defense of Ukraine provides for the allocation of $200 million.

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