US bundle is the primary to be introduced since Congress dropped new funding for Kyiv to keep away from a authorities shutdown.
The US will present Ukraine with a brand new $200m army help bundle, together with air defence and rocket ammunition.
US Protection Secretary Lloyd Austin introduced the bundle on the opening of a two-day assembly of Kyiv’s worldwide supporters at NATO headquarters in Brussels on Wednesday.
The bundle is the primary since Congress dropped new funding for Kyiv from a invoice to keep away from a authorities shutdown earlier this month.
The choice to drop the funding amid resistance from Republicans raised questions on Washington’s continued dedication to serving to Ukraine struggle towards Russian forces.
On Wednesday, Austin repeated assurances that the US will stand with Ukraine “for so long as it takes”.
Absent additional motion by Congress, US President Joe Biden’s administration nonetheless has authority to withdraw greater than $5bn value of apparatus from army shares.
Nevertheless, the Division of Protection has solely $1.6bn in remaining funding to interchange donated weapons and tools.
Austin and Air Drive Common Charles Q Brown are additionally anticipated to make use of the assembly to reassure allies, together with Kyiv, that it will possibly preserve help for Ukraine whereas backing Israel in its battle with Hamas.
Up to now, the US has offered Ukraine with $44bn in army help since Russia’s invasion, together with tanks, rockets and tens of millions of rounds of ammunition.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy additionally attended the assembly in Brussels to press allies for extra weapons earlier than winter.
“We’re getting ready, we’re prepared,” Zelenskyy mentioned upfront of a gathering of defence ministers. “Now, we’d like some help from the leaders.”
NATO Secretary-Common Jens Stoltenberg mentioned Russian President Vladimir Putin was “getting ready as soon as once more to make use of winter as a weapon of conflict” by concentrating on power infrastructure in Ukraine.
“We have to forestall that. With extra superior and elevated capabilities for air defence, we are able to make a giant distinction,” Stoltenberg mentioned.
Ukraine has waged a counteroffensive to recapture territory within the south and east of the nation since July, however has did not make a breakthrough attributable to Russian fortifications and landmines.
In the course of the two-day gathering in Brussels, officers are additionally anticipated to debate different security-related points, together with current injury to an undersea gasoline pipeline and telecommunication cable linking Finland and Estonia.