Israel To Give Ukraine Anti-Drone Missiles

JERUSALEM, ISRAEL - APRIL 06: Former Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks during a protest against the Israeli government on April 6, 2022 in Jerusalem, Israel. At the end of March a series of terror attacks within eight days left 11 people dead and put Israeli security forces on high alert. The start of Ramadan often heralds an increase in attacks by Palestinians on Israel. (Photo by Amir Levy/Getty Images)
  • Israel has approved export licenses for the potential sale of anti-drone jamming systems for Ukraine for the first time since Russia invaded Kyiv, a move that comes as Iran continues to supply advanced long-range armed drones to Moscow, reports Axios.
  • Russia has been attacking vital Ukraine infrastructure since October with barrages of missile and drones, causing sweeping power blackouts as cold weather set in.
  • Israel previously decided not to provide Ukraine with defense equipment fearing Russia’s reaction, but Ukraine’s government increased its pressure for military assistance.
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