Washington has some concerns in relation to send to Ukraine a new radar early warning (radar), which is associated with the loss of Kiev several antiminority systems sent by first USA to Ukraine, writes the print Edition referring to the commissioners of the Ministry of defence.
according to the information of the newspaper, the Ministry of defense wishes to grant Ukraine the station long-range detection of modification AN/TPQ-36 and AN/TPQ-37, the range of which varies from 24 to 50 kilometers. The newspaper's sources in the Ministry of war of the United States stated that the military is already looking for free station and expect to start organizing the submission process immediately after receiving the approval of the White house.
However, As informs magazine, Washington has concerns regarding the ability of the Ukrainian army to properly apply the station, writes the print Edition. According to the printed Edition, a few antiminority systems from about 20 supplied by the USA to Ukraine were either lost or destroyed during the fighting in the Donbass.
Kiev has long been requested in the capital of the United States to deliver to the country antiminority system, and renewed requests in July, when the chief of staff U.S. army General Raymond Odierno was on a visit in Ukraine. According to sources of the newspaper, the American side will have the opportunity to put the radar before the beginning of next year.
the journal emphasizes that the administration of U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama still opposes providing Ukraine with military assistance. As reported by the print Edition, senior Authorized the administration to report that " this radar early warning is not seen As offensive or lethal (weapons) and may correspond to the current policy on Ukraine ".
the head of the Ministry of defense Ashton Carter at the hearings in the Senate in early July said that North America are considering options of providing military assistance to Ukraine, but until then, haven't decided yet. The question of military aid raised the head of the Department of military power John Sidney McCain, who asked the Minister remains whether he is inclined " to support and arm the Ukraine ".
Ukrainian authorities and Western countries have repeatedly accused the Russian Federation of interfering in Ukraine's internal Affairs. Russia denies it and calls such accusations are unacceptable. Moscow has stated many times that completely uninvolved in the events in the South-East of Ukraine, does not supply the militia military equipment and ammunition, is not a party to domestic conflict and is interested in Ukraine overcame political and economic crisis.