The officials said a directive could be approved as early as this week to transfer the Patriot, the United States’ most advanced ground-based air defense system.
Author: Eric Schmitt and John Ismay
Advanced U.S. Arms Make a Mark in Ukraine War, Officials Say
The powerful and highly mobile weapons systems, which can fire guided rockets with a range of 40 miles, are desperately needed in the battle for eastern Ukraine.
U.S. Weapons in Ukraine Would Not Stop a Russian Invasion
The effectiveness of the weapons against the better-equipped Russian Army depends on what Moscow orders its troops to do.