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IIRC the 2.1B is for FMS, I dont think they can buy other country items direct.I really have a problem with the way the media reports these.
It implies a lot of monetary benefit going to Ukraine when in fact $2.1B is essentially a credit line to buy specified gear from US or NATO industries that transfer money from the taxpayer to industry and shareholders.
Drawdown items, aren't costed at replacement, the Hummers went out the door at $5k a piece, very few items are at replacement cost.Then of the $500M much is in the form of existing weapons and equipment that is partly depreciated (AKA used) or but listed at current (somewhat inflated) US replacement cost not actual current value (vehicles etc) or initial purchase cost (old almost out of service life 155 shells and ammunition etc), or even the new sales cost from other countries.
Either way we (the US TaxPayer) get a bargain by the Ukrainians using them against the Russians, as that is what we bought it for
Lend-Lease is a blackhole, it always was, other than we won't be able to re-import cool items later as they are still technically US Property (my Ithaca 1943 1911 I acquired in Iraq was one of those sadly)Then of course there is the undefined portion of the total that is lend-lease that we get paid back VS the amount that is a donation. We need more Perun's in the media to fact check the PR releases.