Weapons: Ukraine: 48 F-16 fighter jets to liberate the country
Ukraine: 48 F-16 fighter jets to liberate the country
‘Exactly what we need’: Ukraine continues to hope for supplies of US F-16 fighter jets to defend against Russian aggression
To be freed from the Russian occupation, the Ukraine according to the Ministry of Defense in Kiev, 48 F-16 fighter jets.
“Four squadrons of F-16s (48 aircraft) are just what we need to rid our country of the aggressor,” the ministry said Twitter with. In addition, the agency published a cartoon of a man grating a tower of the Moscow Kremlin on a vegetable grater with blades in the shape of airplanes. Recently, the air force had spoken of dozens of pilots without giving exact numbers.
Ukraine has high hopes for those promised fighter jets of the US type F-16. They would not only strengthen the country’s defense but would also send a strong signal that Russia’s aggression would fail, President Volodymyr Zelenskyy said on Wednesday. On the other hand, Russia declared that the fighter jets would become targets for the Russian military. In Moscow it was also said that the aircraft were not decisive for the course of the war.
US President On the sidelines of the G7 summit of leading democratic economic powers last week, Joe Biden basically cleared the way for a coalition of allies to deliver F-16 jets to Ukraine. Ukrainian fighter pilots are to be trained on the machines.