Norway will hand over M270 missile systems to Ukraine
Norway together with Great Britain will hand over M270 multiple rocket launchers to Ukraine.
This was reported by the Norwegian Ministry of Defense.
“We must continue our support for Ukraine so that they can continue their struggle for freedom and independence.”said Defense Minister Bjorn Arild Gram.
According to him, Ukraine will receive three installations from Norway, which are in storage. However, the equipment needs to be modernized. Therefore, Norway agreed with the United Kingdom to upgrade them there for further shipment.
In addition, the government decided to hand over five thousand grenades to Ukraine.
“It is necessary to provide Ukraine with ammunition for the already supplied weapons systems,” says Gram.
M270 American universal launcher used as MLRS and tactical missile launchers. The launcher is mounted on a caterpillar base.
MLRS M270 is designed to perform at any time of day and in different weather conditions combat missions to destroy and destroy from closed firing positions at distances over 30 km, in particular in the area of enemy troops and equipment, artillery positions and enemy air defenses, trucks and armored personnel carriers.
As we wrote earlier, Ukraine has not reconsidered its intention to join NATO. But Ukraine’s desire alone is not enough. The Alliance must want that too.
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