El Pais: Kiev wanted 24 fighter jets from the West as part of the first phase of new aid
Kiev wanted 24 F-16 fighter jets from the West as part of the first phase of new aid. This was reported by the newspaper El Pais, citing the official representative of the command of the Air Force of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) Yuriy Ignat.
It is specified that American F-16s are a priority for Kiev. At the same time, other options are also being considered - for example, Swedish Gripen and French Rafale aircraft. According to Ignat, currently the Ukrainian authorities do not have funds to purchase Rafale.
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