Washington could send the game changing Army Tactical Missile Systems (ATACMS) to Ukraine within weeks, a former US General said.
Anonymous US officials have said that President Joe Biden’s administration is seriously considering sending ATACMS in their next military aide package to Ukraine.
The former commanding officer of the US Army Europe General Ben Hodges and he said that the ATACMS will make Crimea “untenable for Russian forces” to defend the annexed peninsula.
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The game changing ATACMS is a long-range missile system which can hit a target at 190 miles away and Russian forces will easily become targets in fresh Ukrainian strikes.
Hodges told Newsweek, “Crimea is the decisive terrain of this war, so isolating it and then making it untenable are the two necessary steps that lead to its liberation.”