Ukraine receives air defence systems as Russia continues air strikes

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War in Ukraine


With rolling blackouts already affecting much of the country and the weather already getting cold, the urgency of these requirements is hard to overstate,” military experts Justin Bronk, Jack Watling and Nick Reynolds argued in a report published on Monday by the Royal United Services Institute. They said the west needed to supply Kyiv with more shoulder-launched Manpad surface-to-air missiles and radar-guided anti-aircraft guns such as Germany’s Gepard to shoot down the Iranian drones. Ukraine also needs western fighter jets such as Swedish Saab Gripens to consolidate its territorial gains, the report added.