The US has delivered its HIMARS long-range rocket systems to Ukraine.

Iran PressEurope: Ukraine said on Thursday it had received US supplies of High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), a powerful long-range weapon system that Kyiv hopes can help turn the tide on war.

Moscow's forces are advancing in Ukraine's east in a bid to capture the industrial heartland known as the Donbas where Ukraine fears some of its troops could be encircled in a Russian pincer, Reuters reported.

Ukrainian Defence Minister Oleksii Reznikov tweeted about the HIMARS delivery.

He did not say how many of the systems had arrived.


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