Phoenix Ghost Drone Added To $800 Million Aid Package For Ukraine/Pentagon Press Briefing
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The additional $800 million aid package for Ukraine announced by President Biden will include a new drone system designed by the US Air Force called the “Phoenix Ghost.” Pentagon says new military aid package for Ukraine will include: 72 155mm Howitzers and 144,000 artillery rounds; 72 Tactical Vehicles to tow; More than 121 Phoenix Ghost Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems; Field equipment, spare parts. CNN’s Barbara Starr reports, in the video published on April 21, 2022, “US to send classified drones to help Ukrainians fight Russia“, below:
On Thursday The Pentagon announced that it will deliver over 120 “Phoenix Ghost” drones specifically designed by the U.S. Air Force for Ukrainian “requirement” as the war with Russia ramps up with recent developments in eastern Ukraine. U.S. defense officials have warned that Russia’s invasion in the eastern Ukraine will be a more brutal fight as Moscow “shapes” its new strategy in the Donbas region to address specific terrain challenges. Defense official America told reporters Thursday that the “Phoenix Ghost” is a tactical unmanned aerial system that “was rapidly developed by the Air Force in response specifically to Ukrainian requirements. A senior defense official told reporters Thursday that the “Phoenix Ghost” is a tactical unmanned aerial system that “was rapidly developed by the Air Force in response specifically to Ukrainian requirements.” The official said the newest drone would have similar capabilities to the Switchblade drone – which is small enough to be carried in a backpack, easily launched and detonates after it crashes into its target – but would not comment further on its scope of capabilities, in the video published on April 21, 2022, “Ukraine Russia War|US sends ‘Phoenix Ghost’ special drone to Ukraine|war breaking news“, below:
In the video published on April 21, 2022, “Ukrainian Military Gets New Drone (Phoenix Ghost) From US To Fight Russian Military“, below:
In the video published on April 21, 2022, “US sends a new Kamikaze drone (Phoenix Ghost) to the Ukrainian military to fight Russia“, below:
In the video published on April 21, 2022, “US rapidly developed ‘Ghost’ drones for Ukraine, Pentagon says || BBC News“, below:
In the video streamed on April 21, 2022, “LIVE: Pentagon press briefing“, below:
Russian President Vladimir Putin has abandoned his plan to storm the steel plant in Mariupol where the city’s last Ukrainian defenders are holed up. Instead, Russian forces will continue to blockade the site. Mariupol was once home to 400,000 people, but now fewer than 50,000 are left, unable to escape the fighting. Al Jazeera’s Dorsa Jabbari has the latest from Moscow, in the video published on April 21, 2022, “Russia abandons plan to storm final Ukrainian holdout in Mariupol“, below:
Tom Nichols and Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges discuss Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and the failures that have marked the invasion, in the video published on April 21, 2022, “What Russia’s Losses In Ukraine Could Mean For Putin And Russia“, below:
This may be the beginning of the end of Putin-led government in the coming 4 or 5 years.
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