The Complete List of U.S. Weapon Systems Sent to Ukraine

Wes O'Donnell
5 min readJul 11, 2022

Even before Putin’s disastrous, full-scale invasion of Ukraine 4 months, 2 weeks, and 3 days ago, the United States has been supplying Ukraine with lethal military aid since 2014.

As of July 11, 2022, the U.S. has given Ukraine:

Over 1,400 Stinger anti-aircraft systems;

The FIM-92 Stinger is a man-portable air-defense system (MANPADS) that operates as an infrared surface-to-air missile (SAM). Unit cost: $119,320

A Marine with 3rd Low Altitude Air Defense Battalion carries a stinger weapon system before loading onto a CH-46 Sea Knight helicopter at Marine Corps Air Ground Combat Center Twentynine Palms, Calif., Feb. 3, 2014. Photo by U.S. Marine Corps Cpl. Joseph Scanlan. Public domain.

Over 6,500 Javelin anti-armor systems;

The Javelin’s high-explosive anti-tank (HEAT) warhead can defeat modern tanks by top attack, hitting them from above, where their armor is often thinnest. It’s also useful against fortifications in a direct attack flight. Unit cost $216,717

Infantry Soldiers with 1st Battalion, 8th Infantry Regiment, 3rd Armored Brigade Combat Team, 4th Infantry Division, fire an FGM-148 Javelin during a combined arms live fire exercise in Jordan on August 27, 2019. U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Liane Hatch. Public domain.

Over 20,000 other anti-armor systems;

The TOW anti-tank missile is one example. Unit cost $93,640 (2B Aero), $54,956 (Bunker Buster)

Over 700 Switchblade Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems;

The AeroVironment Switchblade is a miniature loitering munition. Unit cost: Model 300 — $6,000 (est.)

Launching of two AeroVironment Switchblades which is an expendable miniature loitering munition UAV that can be used for reconnaissance and engaging targets with a warhead the equivalent of a 40mm grenade. Public domain.

126 155mm Howitzers and up to 411,000 155mm artillery rounds;

An ancient artillery piece first put into service in 1942. If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it. Unit cost: $527,337

An M114 155 mm Howitzer in firing position c. 1985. Public domain.

36,000 105mm artillery rounds;

Its main purpose is antipersonnel, but it’s flexible enough to provide indirect fire as well. Unit cost: $400 each

126 Tactical Vehicles to tow 155mm…

Wes O'Donnell

Army & Air Force Veteran | Global Security Wonk for War is Boring, GEN, OneZero, Soldier of Fortune | Law Student | TEDx Speaker | Founder of Warrior Lodge