Ukraine war: ‘Give us weapons immediately’ to ease Russian grip on Mariupol, says Zelenskyy

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How long does it take to get weapons. The US just sent 800 million $$ worth of weapons to Ukraine. Hope they make it in time.

jeff0520

I wish there was a way to donate guns here in the US. One red state alone could probably furnish the entire Ukrainian army.

clogandent03

Ukraine has a 2.5 billion € budget of the European Peace Facility to buy weapon systems.

space-throwaway

It’s really an ammo problem in most cases. Guns are cheap, ammo is not. In war, you go through ammo really fucking fast. It costs ~$1,200 to fire a 50 cal machine gun for 60 seconds. It costs $4,500-$10,200 to fire a single tank round It costs $73,000-$82,000 to *reload* a Javelin System It costs $300,000 to launch a single s-400 AA missile It costs ~$340,000 to fire a missile from a Sukhoi SU-25 fighter jet It costs $25,000to fire a Bayraktar drone missile It costs $5,000-$15,000 to outfit a single rifleman Munitions are crazy expensive. *Quick edit for price differences for different platforms

OhGodImHerping

I can’t think of any particular weapons that could help with that at this point.

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