During a NATO conference in Madrid, Prime Minister Boris Johnson a Madrid that the United Kingdom will send an additional one billion pounds (or 1.2 billion USD or 1.16 billion EUR) in military assistance to Ukraine.
The newly acquired funds will purchase various equipment, such as air defense systems, unmanned aerial vehicles, and modern electronic warfare machinery.
Since the beginning of the conflict in Ukraine, the United Kingdom has provided a total of 3.8 billion pounds in aid to the country, according to the Polish national news agency Polskie Radio.
The United Kingdom is the second-largest supplier of ground forces support to Ukraine, behind only the US. Additionally, the report said that the United Kingdom is one of nine NATO members that meet the alliance’s aim of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense.