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Factories in U.S. Increasing Military Production to Meet Demands of Ukraine War

The U.S. is expanding the production of weapons in some areas that were previously closed down because of American military commitments to Ukraine.

According to some reports, the Ukrainian military forces consume up to 7,000 artillery bullets per day. This is causing a shortage of supplies.

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“One year ago, Russia launched its brutal and unprovoked invasion of Ukraine. The United States has rallied the world in response, working with our allies and partners to provide Ukraine with critical security, economic, and humanitarian assistance and leading unprecedented efforts to impose costs on Russia for its aggression,” White House Fact Sheet Friday’s statement.

“This week, President Biden visited Kyiv, Ukraine and Warsaw, Poland to send a clear and powerful message that the United States will continue to stand with Ukraine for as long as it takes,” It was added.

Security measures will also be included in the assistance. According to the White House, the package contains a lot of ammunition for high mobility artillery rocket systems (HIMARS) and 155mm artillery system. In response to Russia’s invasion, the Biden administration released its 32nd security aid package earlier this week.

The January White House Fact Sheet According to reports, the U.S. sent more than 1 million 155mm rounds into Ukraine last year. This is in addition to many other security items like Stinger missiles or 100,000 rounds of tank ammunition with 125mm.

“Prior to the war in Ukraine, the U.S. could build about 14,400 155mm artillery shells a month. But as Ukrainian forces burn through the ammunition for howitzers sent to the country, the U.S. is hoping to ramp up production to roughly 90,000 shells a month,” Defense News reported January

Christine Wormuth, Secretary of the Army, is an individual According to reporters The U.S. will produce 14,000 155mm shells per month, increasing to 20,000 later in the year and 40,000 by 2025.

“We are in a position to support Ukraine, but it’s more the mid and long term,” The report included comments from Doug Bush (assistant secretary of the Army for acquisitions, technology, and logistics).

 “By creating this capacity … if this war goes three or four years, we’ll be in a position to just vastly outproduce the Russians all by ourselves ― and if you combine that with our allies, then we’re just dwarfing their capability. They won’t be able to keep up,” He added.


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