The White House is preparing to announce yet another military aid package for Ukraine as its military continues to make territorial gains in its effort to seize back territory from Russia in its northeast and south.
The package, the 21st tranche of security assistance, will come ‘very, very soon,’ White House coordinator for strategic communications for national security John Kirby said Thursday.
Although the Pentagon has yet to announce details, he indicated the package would include more of the long-range artillery and rocket systems that have allowed Ukraine to strike Russia behind its own lines, to devastating effect.
‘I think you’ll see that very, very soon,’ Kirby told CNN Thursday.
‘I think you’ll see that it’s very consistent with the kinds of capabilities that we’ve provided to Ukraine in the past, and the recent past, as they have fought in the Donbas and in the south. Systems, like the advanced rocket systems, howitzers in artillery systems that allow them to establish some…