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Factbox: Ukraine gets weapons from the West but says it needs more

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Western countries have stepped up arms deliveries to Ukraine but it says it needs more in order to resist Russia's bigger and better-equipped army.

Here is a summary of the military equipment Kyiv has bought or been given or promised, and the requests still outstanding.

The US has provided over $2.5 billion in military aid since 2014, including Javelin anti-tank missiles, coastal patrol boats, Humvees, sniper rifles, reconnaissance drones, radar systems, night vision and radio equipment. A bipartisan group of US senators last week promised further supplies that could include Stinger anti-aircraft missiles, small arms and boats.

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Britain last week supplied a reported 2,000 short-range anti-tank missiles and sent British specialists to deliver training. It has also provided Saxon armoured vehicles.

Baltic state: Estonia is sending Javelin anti-armour missiles and Latvia and Lithuania are providing Stinger missiles.

Turkey has sold Ukraine several batches of Bayraktar TB2 drones that it deployed against Russian-backed separatists in the eastern Donbass region, infuriating Moscow.

The czech republic said last week it plans to donate a shipment of 152mm artillery ammunition.

Germany is ruling out arms deliveries to Ukraine but is co-financing a $6 million field hospital and providing the necessary training.

Ukraine's wish list of items it wants to buy or obtain includes:

- Helicopters, communications systems and light armoured vehicles from the US

- NASAMS surface-to-air missile system from Norway

- Self-propelled DANA artillery system from Czech Republic, and shells for Soviet-made artillery with calibers of 120 mm and above

- Medium and short range air defence systems

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