EU member country, Estonia is investing $200 million for the purchase of six HIMARS missile systems from the United States. The deal was signed on Friday (2 December). This is the country's largest-ever defence acquisition, and it includes ammunition, training, maintenance and communication equipment.
Estonian authorities would not say how many missiles are being purchased, but the missiles have a range of up to 300 kilometres.
Delivery of the first set of systems is expected in 2024, with Latvia and Lithuania also procuring them. This purchase is a significant step in strengthening Estonia's defence policy.