Western military support for Ukraine is dwindling as ammunition stocks near depletion, warn NATO and British officials. This comes after the US Congress recently excluded funds for weapons to Ukraine in a spending bill. The continuing war, now in its 20th month, against Russia raises concerns over whether Moscow could outmaneuver Western commitments. Meanwhile, amid supply concerns, Ukraine’s frontline soldiers face challenges due to low ammo and outdated weaponry.
- NATO and British officials have expressed concerns over the depletion of ammunition supplies being sent to aid Ukraine in its fight against Russia.
- The US Congress has recently excluded funding for weapons to Ukraine, adding to uncertainties about continued Western support.
- Adm. Rob Bauer of NATO stated that the West’s ammunition stockpiles are now at a critically low level.
- Ukrainian troops typically fire between 2,000 and 3,000 artillery shells per day, highlighting the high demand for munitions.
- Despite the ammo shortage, the United States and its allies have collectively provided over $46.6 billion in military aid to Ukraine since the war’s inception.