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US secretly modified HIMARS for Ukraine to prevent Kyiv from shooting long-range missiles into Russia

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The Pentagon secretly modified advanced rocket systems it sent to Ukraine to make the weapons unable to fire into Russia. Since June, the U.S. has supplied Kyiv with 20 of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), the Wall Street Journal reported.
Published 2 months ago · Washington, United States

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US Modified its Rocket Launchers to Stop Ukraine from Firing Missiles into Russia: Report

The US modified the advanced High Mobility Artillery Rocket System launchers (HIMARS) it gave to Ukraine to deter their forces from firing long-range missiles into Russia, officials told the Wall Street Journal

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US secretly altered Himars rockets it gave Ukraine so they couldn't be fired into Russia

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US secretly modified HIMARS for Ukraine to prevent Kyiv from shooting long-range missiles into Russia

The Pentagon secretly modified advanced rocket systems it sent to Ukraine to make the weapons unable to fire into Russia and escalate the war. Since June, the U.S. has supplied Kyiv with 20 of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket Systems (HIMARS), but the weapons are uniquely modified so they can’t fire long-range missiles, The Wall Street Journal reported,…

2 months ago·Washington, United States
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US decreases range of HIMARS rocket systems shipped to Ukraine – report

Changes affected hardware and software

2 months ago·Moscow, Russian Federation
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Ukraine hasn't seen full HIMARS potential, thanks to U.S. altering: Report

HIMARS have proven highly beneficial not only to Ukraine's self-defense but also to its ability to reclaim land previously occupied by the Russians.

2 months ago·United States
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US secretly modified HIMARS sent to Ukraine – WSJ

Changes made to the rocket launchers mean Kiev can’t use them to fire longer-range missiles into Russia even if it somehow obtains them

2 months ago·Russian Federation
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