Norway donates over $45M worth of bomb launcher ammunition to Ukraine

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Norway will supply Ukraine with bomb launcher ammunition worth about NOK 480 million (over $45 million).

The Norwegian government said this in a press release posted on its website, Ukrinform reports.

“Ukraine’s need for firepower is extensive and urgent. […] We have now donated 81mm bomb launcher ammunition for a value of approximately NOK 480 million,” Norwegian Defense Minister Bjorn Arild Gram said.

According to the press release, 81mm bomb launchers normally have a range of 5-6 kilometers and supplement the heavier artillery at shorter distances.

In addition, Norway has also recently donated hand grenades to the value of NOK 50 million (about $4.7 million) and sniper ammunition to the value of NOK 3 million (over $282,000).

The Norwegian Defense Ministry announced on June 11 that the Norwegian government would contribute EUR 240 million to air defense measures for Ukraine.

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