US delivers anti-mortar radars to Ukraine: Pentagon

A Ukrainian serviceman loads a mortar in the village Peski near the town of Donetsk on October 18, 2014The US military has delivered three radars to Ukraine designed to detect incoming mortar fire, the Pentagon said Friday, amid appeals from Kiev for Washington to send weapons to help fight pro-Russian rebels. The counter-mortar radar systems were flown to Ukraine in a C-17 cargo plane that accompanied US Vice President Joe Biden, who paid a visit to Kiev on the first anniversary of protests that unleashed a year of upheaval.

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