The official said that Ukraine will receive 155 mm Howitzer ammunition and counter-drone ammunition as well as funding for satellite images as well as different types of training.
The package was paid for by the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative, which allowed President Joe Biden to purchase weapons from industry instead of pulling from US stocks.
The military assistance, reported first by Associated Press comes at a time when Congress and the White House are debating ways to avoid a national default on debt. Many Republicans demand sharp cuts in domestic expenditure in exchange for raising the debt limit.
Both parties, including Kevin McCarthy, House Speaker of the Republicans, and Mitch McConnell the Republican leader in the Senate, insist on continuing to provide aid to Ukraine.
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