The US Armed Forces said Monday (28th) that the United States will send six aircraft to Germany to block enemy radars.
The goal is to improve the defense capabilities of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO).NATO) in Eastern Europe.
The aircraft is an EA-18G Growler. The Plane number They are sent for use against Russian forces in UkraineArmed Forces spokesman John Kirby said.
Kirby said the planes were expected on Monday at Spangdahlem Air Force Base in western Germany from Naval Air Force Base on Whidbey Island, Washington state.
Sensors to avoid enemy radars
The spokesman said that the aircraft, a modified version of the F/A-18, The use of sensors to interfere with the work of enemy radars and air defense systems.
File photo of an F/A-18 Hornet fighter – Photo: United States Navy
The spokesman added that the aircraft will be accompanied by the deployment of 240 US Navy personnel in Germany.
The United States increased aid to Ukraine After the Russian invasion, including security aid and humanitarian aid.
However, Washington has so far ruled out sending aircraft and weapons with significant offensive capabilities to the United States Ukraine.
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