Ukraine videos mock foreign tech of Russia’s Orlov-10 drones- DroneDJ
Despite the intense and increasingly deadly invasion of their country by Russia, defense forces in Ukraine haven’t lost their sense of humor, and are now using it to mock the reputedly formidable Russian Orlan-10 drone as a DIY assemblage of foreign parts.
The latest – and most amusing – video example of Ukraine troops belittling Russia’s much touted Orlan-10 reconnaissance drone comes from solider “blogger, and warhipster” Operator Starsky in a YouTube gem of his Ukrainian National Guardian unit performing a parody of an unboxing event. In it, the crew starts by playfully picking over the makeshift components of the supposedly cutting-edge craft – starting with a banal water bottle top repurposed as a gas tank cap. It then discovers the UAV’s cutting-edge military sensor is in fact a store-bought, Japanese-made Canon DSLR camera, and most other parts labeled in English.
Even the drone’s engine, it is later determined, was Japanese…