Britain and Latvia Lead New Drone Coalition for Ukraine

by Roman Cheplyk
Thursday, February 15, 2024
Britain and Latvia Lead New Drone Coalition for Ukraine

The United Kingdom, in collaboration with Latvia, is set to spearhead a Drone Coalition for Ukraine, aiming to boost Kyiv’s UAV capabilities in its defense against russia

British Defense Minister Grant Shapps announced that the UK's commitment includes a £200 million package to supply thousands more drones, emphasizing the critical role FPV drones have played on the battlefield by enhancing situational awareness and targeting effectiveness. The coalition aims to enhance the Western supply of FPV drones to Ukraine, with orders including drones from British manufacturers. This initiative is part of broader efforts to support Ukraine in its struggle, ensuring that Russia's aggressive ambitions are thwarted. The announcement follows a historic security agreement signed between Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelensky and British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak, underlining the UK's ongoing support for Ukraine's sovereignty and defense capabilities.

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