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Gen. James Hecker, the head of U.S. Air Forces in Europe, told reporters Sept. 19 that Russia has lost more than 60 fighter jets in the war so far.
The U.S. will send Ukraine another $1 billion in weapons to fight Russia, including Harpoon anti-ship launchers for the first time from the U.S., and more ammunition for high-tech, medium-range rocket launchers, the Biden administration announced Wednesday.
The U.S. is sending Ukraine another $100 million in military assistance, including heavy artillery and counter-artillery radars, the Biden administration announced Thursday.
President Biden says he will send $800 million more in military aid to help Ukraine, adding that as his authority to draw from U.S. military stockpiles surpasses $3 billion, he will need to ask Congress for more funding.
Tactically, sending in U.S. howitzers to stop such an advance using direct fire would directly go against U.S. military doctrine.
By Philip Athey