Slovakia To Send S-300s To Ukraine If Replacements Provided

Slovakian Defense Minister Jaroslav Nad speaks with U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin on March 17 in Bratislava.
Credit: U.S. Defense Department
Slovakia is willing to give its S-300 air defense systems to Ukraine, provided it can get replacements to avoid a “security gap,” the country’s defense minister says. The S-300 is Slovakia’s sole air defense capability and it would help Ukraine protect against Russian air attacks. But giving it to...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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