UK supplying starstreak anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, defence minister Wallace tells BBC

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British Defence Secretary Ben Wallace gives a statement on Ukraine, amid Russia's invasion of Ukraine, at the House of Commons, in London, Britain, March 9, 2022. UK Parliament/Jessica Taylor/Handout via REUTERS THIS IMAGE HAS BEEN SUPPLIED BY A THIRD PARTY. MANDATORY CREDIT. IMAGE MUST NOT BE ALTERED.

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LONDON, March 16 (Reuters) - Britain is supplying starstreak anti-aircraft missiles to Ukraine, defence minister Ben Wallace told the BBC on Wednesday.

"We are supplying them - they will go into theatre," the BBC quoted Wallace as saying.

Last week Wallace said a decision in principle had been taken to supply the weapons system. read more

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Reporting by William James; editing by Michael Holden

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