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Georgia bought US Javelin missiles, Ukraine received them as a gift

Summary of Disinformation

While Georgia had to buy FGM-148 Javelin man-portable fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles from the United States, Ukraine received them as a present.

Disproof

The US Department of State decided to approve the sale of Javelin missiles and command launch to Ukraine on 1 March 2018. In April, delivery of the missiles to Ukraine was confirmed. Ukraine purchased 210 missiles and 37 launchers for $47 million.

Georgia purchased 410 missiles, 72 launchers, 10 basic skills trainers, and 70 simulated round for $75 million.

 

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Reported in: Issue 147
Date: 15.04.2019
Language: Georgian
Country: United States, Ukraine, Georgia
Keywords: Military, Missile defence system, Conspiracy
Outlet where the disinformation appeared: Dghis Bolos @ Obieqtivi (obieqtivi.net), time 11:50
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