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US Army delivers 128 Javelin anti-tank missiles to Estonia

TALLINN, (BM) – Yesterday, April 2, the United States reported that it delivered 128 Raytheon Javelin 128 anti-tank missiles to Estonia on February 15, learned BulgarianMilitary.com citing Delfi.ee.

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According to the US Embassy, ​​this is one of the largest contracts between the US and Estonian armies.

“The cargo arrived will help strengthen cooperation between our countries and NATO partners. The Raytheon Javelin anti-tank system is part of ongoing cooperation, which includes co-financing from the US Department of State and the Estonian state budget,” the embassy said.

Over the past few years, the United States has donated over $ 100 million to Estonia to strengthen military capabilities.

“They also say that the USA does not want to help us. “Javelin” missiles are exactly what Estonia needs in a pandemic and economic crisis,” says Alexander Chaplygin, editor-in-chief of the Tallinn edition of the Capital.

Read more: Estonia Has Signed an Agreement to Acquire Spike Anti-Tank Guided Missiles for €40 Million

BulgarianMilitary.com recalls that on uly last year the Estonian Ministry of Defense signed a framework agreement with Eurospike to acquire Rafael-made Spike anti-tank guided missiles for €40 million (approx. $45 million).

The initial purchase includes 18 launchers and ammunitions, as well as additional equipment, technical support and training.

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