U.S. Considering Fighter Jets for Ukraine

Air Force secretary says he’s “open to discussions.”

Secretary of the Air Force Frank Kendall told the Aspen Security Forum last week the United States is considering sending fighter jets to Ukraine and training their pilots how to fly them. He noted that Ukraine is having to deal with its “right now problem” of ground-based fighting in the Donbas region, but he added that aircraft may also be needed. 

“We’ll be open to discussion with them about what their requirements are and how we might be able to satisfy them,” Secretary Kendall said, adding that it is “largely up to Ukraine” to decide what type of aircraft it wants. 

Ukraine’s President Zelensky has previously said he needs advanced fighter jets such as F-15s and F-16s. 

Secretary Kendall said, “There are a number of international opportunities that are possible there. Older U.S. systems are a possibility.” 

As the Lord Leads, Pray with Us…

  • For U.S. military officials as they continue to pledge military equipment to Ukraine.
  • For wisdom for Secretary Kendall as he oversees the USAF.
  • For U.S. national security professionals and leaders of the Armed Forces to ensure adequate resources for national defense.

Sources: Newsmax, Reuters, Daily Mail 


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