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The Netherlands announces new military aid package for Ukraine

Mar 2, 2024

The Netherlands will provide a new military aid package for Ukraine. It will include boats and landing craft. Funds will also be allocated for the purchase of ammunition.


This was reported by the Ministry of Defense of the Netherlands.

"The Netherlands will provide Ukraine with fast and highly maneuverable rubber and patrol boats, as well as amphibious assault ships. The Netherlands has also allocated 250 million euros for a Czech initiative to order a large number of artillery shells for Ukraine in the short term," the statement said.

Ukraine will receive:

  • 14 rigid hull inflatable boats (RHIBs);
  • 8 militarized river patrol boats;
  • CB90 amphibious assault boat.

According to the ministry, some of these boats will be supplied from the defense ministry's stocks, while others will be supplied from industrial enterprises.

In addition, it was recently announced that the Netherlands will provide additional assistance in the form of ammunition worth more than 100 million euros.

Author - Serhii Kolomiets, 02/03/2024

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