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America’s Weapons Aid For Ukraine ‘Both Benefits And Stresses’ Defense Contractors, National Security Expert Says

As the United States sends billions of dollars in weapons to Ukraine, leading defense contractors are poised to benefit even as they navigate supply chain pressures, a national security expert told The Daily Wire.

Share prices for top defense contractors Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin have surged 15.6% and 13.2% since February 24, the first day of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, as Congress weighs various multibillion-dollar military assistance proposals for the eastern European nation. Since the beginning of the war, the Biden administration has sponsored nearly $4 billion in arms and equipment for the Ukrainian government. 

Among other items, the packages have included Stinger anti-aircraft systems, Javelin anti-tank missiles, tactical unmanned aerial systems, grenade launchers, rifles, and sets of body armor.

“The transfer and procurement of weapons to Ukraine … which is north of $3 billion to date and likely to go much higher over the next two to three months as new

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