Canadians stand united with the individuals of Ukraine within the face of the continuing Russian assaults, and the Authorities continues to supply the gear and assist wanted by Ukraine throughout this time. To this finish, the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Nationwide Defence, introduced additional contributions of navy gear to Ukraine because it fights for its sovereignty, territorial integrity and independence. These contributions embrace: Canada’s intent to produce extra deadly assist to Ukraine, particularly as much as 4500 M72 rocket launchers and as much as 7500 hand grenades; and a contribution of $1 million {dollars} in the direction of the acquisition of economic satellite tv for pc excessive decision and fashionable imagery that can be supplied to Ukraine. The extra navy gear introduced since Sunday, February 27 can be flown from Canada to an Allied neighbouring nation as quickly as doable, from which last supply to Ukraine can be coordinated.

“Within the face of Russian aggression, Canada is continuous to step up its navy assist for Ukraine. To that finish, the Canadian Armed Forces and the Division of Nationwide Defence are working arduous to ship these new tranches of navy gear as shortly as doable. We’ll go away no stone unturned as we assist Ukraine within the hours, days and weeks to come back,” the Honourable Anita Anand, Minister of Nationwide Defence mentioned.


Canadian troopers from the improved Ahead Presence Battle Group Latvia hearth a M72 Mild Anti-tank Weapon System (LAW) throughout a observe vary at Camp Adazi.

The M72 LAW (Mild Anti-Tank Weapon, additionally known as the Mild Anti-Armor Weapon or LAW in addition to LAWS: Mild Anti-Armor Weapons System) is a conveyable one-shot 66 mm (2.6 in) unguided anti-tank weapon. American manufacturing of the weapon started by Hesse-Jap in 1963, and was terminated by 1983; presently it’s produced by Nammo Raufoss AS in Norway and their subsidiary Nammo Talley, Inc. in Arizona. The Carl-Gustaf recoilless rifle designated in Swedish service because the Granatgevär m/48 is an 84-mm man-portable reusable anti-tank weapon initially produced by Carl Gustafs Stads Gevärsfaktori (that later was merged into Saab Bofors Dynamics) in Sweden. The Carl-Gustaf is a light-weight, low-cost weapon that makes use of a variety of ammunition, which makes it extraordinarily versatile and appropriate for all kinds of roles.

Since Sunday, February 27, Canada has additionally introduced that it’s going to provide the next: roughly 1600 fragmentation vests; roughly 390,000 Particular person Meal Packs; a dedication of at the least 100 anti-armour weapons methods – Carl Gustav M2 recoilless rifles, in addition to associated equipment and scopes; 2000 rounds of 84 mm ammunition; $25 million in non-lethal assist, which might embrace helmets, physique armour, fuel masks and evening imaginative and prescient gear; and Two C-130J tactical airlift plane and a crew of 40-50 personnel to ship assist and to assist CAF, in addition to allied and partnered efforts in Europe. The Authorities delivered roughly $10 million price of navy gear – deadly and non-lethal – to Ukraine, which included surveillance and detection gear, private carriage and cargo carriage gear, machine weapons, pistols, carbines, 1.5 million rounds of ammunition and extra.

Canadian soldiers from the enhanced Forward Presence Battle Group Latvia fire an Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle during a practice range at Camp Adazi.
Canadian troopers from the improved Ahead Presence Battle Group Latvia hearth an Carl Gustaf recoilless rifle throughout a observe vary at Camp Adazi.