As Rishi Sunak authorises to supply Ukraine with 14 Challenger 2 Tanks, the UK remains one of the highest contributing partners in the Ukraine war.
Last year, in 2022, the UK taxpayer spent £2.3 Billion on aid to the Ukraine with Rishi Sunak promising to spend a similar amount to be spent on military aid in 2023 despite the financial crisis in the UK.
As Mr Sunak authorised 14 taxpayer funded Challenger 2 tanks to be sent to Ukraine, a hesitant Germany has now fallen in line with Western countries with offering its Leopards 2 tanks.
The UK Government hasn’t only provided a massive amount of weapons, military kit and amo, it has also created a training programme to train up the Ukrainian army.
So far, since last year, 9,900 Ukrainian troops have been trained by the British Army with an ambition to train a further 23,000 soldiers in 2023.