Lithuania continues the steady supply of assistance to Ukraine with a new shipment of power generators, field beds and rations delivered today.
Minister of National Defence underscores that Lithuania will follow through on its commitments to Ukraine. According to him, the Russians will be targeting critical infrastructure during the winter, that why Lithuania provides the necessitates for the battlefield, especially during the cold season, in response to the urgent aid request of Ukraine.
Stationary 160 kW diesel-run power generators solve power issues in areas without or with damaged electricity provision. The equipment come with devices that switch on and off the generator’s engine depending on the presence and absence of power supply from stationary infrastructure. The equipment provides full output power for eight hours on full gas tank. It is protected against hostile conditions and operational in temperature range from from -30 ℃ to +40 ℃.
The assistance was taken to Ukraine by the Lithuanian Armed Forces.
Lithuania’s assistance to Ukraine this year so far includes antidrone equipment and power generators transferred last week, NASAMS launchers delivered in the beginning of this month, earlier donations of UAVS, Mi-8 helicopters, L-70 anti-aircraft guns with ammunition, M113 armored personnel carriers, millions of ammunition rounds, radiolocation equipment kits, and different other aid.
Besides the military vehicles and equipment, Lithuania also provides active training assistance to the Ukrainian military, takes in injured servicemembers for medical care, arranges expert consultations and contributes financially to international funds of assistance to Ukraine. Lithuania has also approved a long-term assistance plan for Ukraine: a new EUR 200 million-worth package is planned for 2024–2026. In total, the assistance provided so far is worth of over EUR 1 billion, or more that 1.4 percent of GDP, and half of it is military assistance.