Helicopters are already being loaded onto Air Force-based transport aircraft.
The United States is sending Soviet Mi-17 helicopters to Ukraine.
This was announced by the head of the President’s Office Andriy Yermak in Telegram.
“Mi-17s for Ukraine are already being loaded on the basis of the US Air Force. Beautiful birds”б – Yermak said.
Earlier, the United States announced plans to hand over Mi-17 helicopters to Ukraine, which were intended to be sent to Afghanistan.
And on June 1, the Pentagon released a list of weapons and military equipment for transfer to Ukraine, including 4 Mi-17 helicopters.
It will also be recalled that, according to The New York Times, the supply of weapons to Ukraine carries hidden risks, one of which may be the massive shelling of Ukrainian territories by russian troops.
On June 5, russian president vladimir putin threatened Ukraine with new strikes over the supply of long-range missiles.