UK to send Ukraine long range missiles for Russia counter-offensive – BBC News

The UK has confirmed it is supplying Ukraine with long-range missiles it requested for its fight against invading Russian forces.

The Storm Shadow cruise missile has a range of over 250km (155 miles), according to the manufacturer. 

The weapons will give Ukraine the “best chance” of defending itself, UK Defence Secretary Ben Wallace said.

The Storm Shadow missile has been operated by both British and French air forces and has been used previously in the Gulf, Iraq and Libya.

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