United States Military staff have been deployed to Ukraine to, it is claimed, keep track of weaponry and ammunition provided at the expense of the United states taxpayer, the Pentagon states.
In order to alleviate concerns that American military equipment will end up over the black market, a Oughout. S. “ defence attaché ” of military staff has been sent under the order of Brig. Gen. Garrick Harmon to conduct hands inspections of weaponry provided to the Ukrainians.
The military operation, which is being conducted alongside the Office of Defense Cooperation operating out of the U. S. Charge in Ukraine, will also seek to bolster the ability of Kyiv (Kiev) to set up border checks for weapons smugglers, step up training for Ukrainian inspectors and guards, as well as offering training on how to properly remove or destroy weapons and munitions.
Speaking at a no-names Pentagon briefing, the records of which has been published , a “ senior defense official” said “ There were several of these inspections”.