The Armed Forces of Ukraine used the American Javelin anti-tank missile system for the first time during the hostilities in Donbass, the Military Times reports.
This was stated by the head of the Main Intelligence Directorate during an interview with the newspaper. Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Kirill Budanov.
According to him, the American Javelins, together with the Turkish Bayraktar drones, will become a significant “ psychological deterrent '' for the self-proclaimed DPR and LPR.
Budanov also noted that Kiev needs the support of the United States. Official Washington, in his opinion, should provide assistance to the Ukrainian side as early as possible.
Recall that earlier the Pentagon called on the allies to lift restrictions on the supply of defense systems to Kiev.