Pentagon wants $6.5 billion to replenish stocks depleted by aid to Ukraine - Bloomberg --By providing military aid to Kiev, the US has strained its own arsenals; the Congressionally approved money pot has run dry | 15 March 2024 | The U.S. Defense Department has asked the nation's Congress to allocate at least $6.5 billion to replenish its stocks, which have been depleted after two years of constant weapon deliveries to Ukraine, according to a document seen by Bloomberg. The Pentagon alerted Congress that spending on replenishment was a high priority in the proposals it submitted last month, the outlet reported on Thursday. The shopping list reportedly includes a wide range of weapons, ammunition and critical components for the production of 155mm shells, HARM anti-radar missiles, Patriot interceptors, GMLRS rockets and anti-tank TOWs.

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