Several new Patriot air defence systems will protect Ukraine in winter - Zelenskyy
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said that several new Patriot air defence systems would be deployed to defend Ukraine this winter
This was stated by President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the final press conference of the year.
"I would like to commend our partners and our air force. What is happening with the strengthening of air defence is very important. This winter is different, with challenges, losses, and difficulties. But we are getting stronger and more powerful. I had a serious business trip. Several new Patriot systems will be in Ukraine to protect our country in winter. This is a very significant result," the president said.
At the same time, Volodymyr Zelenskyy did not specify the number of systems until they are in Ukraine.
- Earlier, Deputy Minister of Defence of Ukraine Yuriy Dzhyhyr said that the purchase of missile weapons and ammunition is one of the priorities of Ukraine's defence budget for 2024.
- Starting in 2024, the Ministry of Defence of Ukraine, together with the Ministry of Strategic Industries, will increase the production of missiles, ammunition, weapons and military equipment several times.