Those countries that provided military assistance to Ukraine

Several countries have provided military aid to Ukraine since February 24 in defense against the Russian invasion.

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Details of all deliveries are not known. An important role is played, among other things, by the American-made Javelin anti-tank missile launchers or Turkish combat drones.

The aid also includes protective equipment (helmets, bulletproof vests) and survival rations.

Here is an overview of military aid that has been made public, without knowing whether the delivery actually took place. Others can remain secret.

US President Joe Biden on Thursday announced $800 million in new military aid, including howitzers and their vehicles, 144,000 grenades and 121 Phoenix Ghost “suicide drones,” bringing aid to more than $4 billion amounts.

Already on April 13 he had announced help, including armored vehicles, artillery and helicopters.

Previously, Washington had delivered or promised 1,400 Stinger anti-aircraft systems, 5,000 Javelin anti-tank missiles, 7,000 anti-tank weapons of a different model, several hundred Switchblade “suicide drones”, 7,000 assault rifles, 50 million bullets and various ammunition, laser missiles-guided systems, Puma drones, anti -Artillery and anti-drone radars, light armor and secure communications systems.

The javelin, capable of piercing the Russian T-90 tank, has become a symbol of the Ukrainian resistance.

Washington also assured that Ukraine received spare parts for its fighter jets without specifying their origin.

Ukraine, which says it had twenty Turkish Bayraktar TB2 combat drones before the Russian invasion, said in early March that experts said it had received 16 new orders at the end of January.

Kyiv claimed to have used a TB2 to distract the defenses of the Russian cruiser Moskva, which was sunk in the Black Sea last week, while missiles hit it from the other side.

Some experts claim that Turkish drones continue to be delivered to Ukraine, which Ankara has never confirmed.


The UK claims to have already distributed 200,000 pieces of equipment – including 4,800 NLAW anti-tank missiles and a small number of Javelins – and has announced delivery of a further 6,000 missiles.

The country also sent Starstreak anti-aircraft missiles and promised to send 120 armored vehicles (Mastiff, Wolfhound and Husky) and a new anti-ship system.

Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday announced plans to send tanks to Poland to help Warsaw send its own T72s to Ukraine.

London has pledged £350 million (EUR 416 million) in financial support to the Ukrainian army, in addition to humanitarian and economic assistance.

Since 2015, Canada has committed to providing Ukraine with approximately $112 million worth of military equipment, including approximately $94 million since February 2022.

Ottawa has announced shipments of machine guns, rifles, sniper rifles, ammunition, grenades, rocket launchers and surveillance equipment since February.

The country indicated this week that it is preparing to deploy heavy artillery, with no details. It would probably be howitzers.

At the beginning of the conflict, Germany announced the delivery of 1,000 anti-tank weapons, 500 Stinger surface-to-air missiles, around 2,700 Strela surface-to-air missiles and ammunition.

According to media reports, Germany has since sent more weapons, including machine guns, 100,000 grenades, 2,000 mines, 15 bunker busters, detonators and explosive charges.

Berlin, which has a say in the fate of weapons from the former East Germany, has agreed to requests from countries like Estonia and the Czech Republic to send some of those weapons to Ukraine, including howitzers and armored personnel carriers.

Madrid on Thursday announced the delivery of 200 tons of military equipment, ammunition, 30 military trucks, special heavy transport vehicles and 10 light vehicles after sending a dozen planes with ammunition and small arms.


France, which remains discreet, has supplied more than 100 million euros in military equipment.

“Consistent equipment, from Milans to Caesars through multiple types of armor,” Emmanuel Macron said on Friday.

According to the French Presidency, the Milan missiles have “already been donated” and the 155mm Caesar guns will be delivered “in the coming days” as well as “thousands of shells”. Around forty Ukrainian soldiers will have to be trained on how to use Caesars in France from Saturday.

Norway supplied around 100 Mistral anti-aircraft missiles, which it planned to decommission, and around 4,000 M72 anti-tank weapons.

Sweden has announced the delivery of 5,000 AT-4 class single-shot rocket launchers, 5,000 additional anti-tank weapons and mine clearance equipment.

Finland pledged 2,500 assault rifles, 150,000 ammunition and 1,500 rocket launchers at the end of February. On March 24, she announced another unspecified shipment of weapons.

Denmark announced on February 27 that it would deploy 2,700 rocket launchers. On April 21, during a visit to Kyiv, Prime Minister Mette Fredriksen pledged that her country would contribute an additional 600 million Danish kroner ($88 million) to buy arms.

Poland sent drones, Javelin anti-tank missile launchers, Grot assault rifles, ammunition, mortars and MANPADS (human-portable air defense systems, short-range surface-to-air missiles).

Unconfirmed information mentions the deployment of 40 T-72 tanks and 60 BMP-1 armored personnel carriers.

Slovakia contributed military equipment worth around EUR 62.5 million (fuel, ammunition, surface-to-air missiles, anti-tank missiles) and provided an S-300 air defense system. The country is also negotiating with Ukraine about the possibility of sending Zuzana self-propelled howitzers.

At the end of February, Romania announced the delivery of fuel, ammunition and other military equipment worth up to 3 million euros.

Latvia sent more than EUR 200 million in material (munitions, Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and their launchers, and drones).

Lithuania provided military aid in “tens of millions”, including Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, mortars, rifles, ammunition.

Estonia contributed €227.5 million in aid, with Javelin anti-tank rocket launchers, howitzers, anti-tank mines, anti-tank guns and ammunition.

Slovenia announced in late February that it would send Kalashnikovs and ammunition. According to German media, Slovenia is discussing with Germany the sending of a large number of its tanks in exchange for German tanks “Marder” and infantry fighting vehicles “Fuchs”.

Bulgaria does not officially provide military equipment due to the refusal of pro-Russian socialists. But its exports in this area to EU countries almost tripled between February 20 and April 13 compared to the same period in 2021.

The Czech Republic donated military equipment (for 45.2 million euros). According to local media, Prague sent Dana self-propelled howitzers, RM-70 degree rocket launchers, Soviet T-72 tanks and infantry fighting vehicles.

Czech companies will repair Ukrainian tanks.

Belgium announced that it would send 5000 automatic rifles and 200 anti-tank weapons.

The Netherlands promised to deliver 200 Stinger missiles in late February and armored vehicles in April.

Greece announced at the end of February that it had provided 400 Kalashnikov assault rifles, rocket launchers and ammunition.

Italy has decided to keep arms deliveries secret for the time being.

In particular, Japan sent electric generators and drones.

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