Ukraine forces strike Russian target with FPV kamikaze drone
Video footage has appeared online of what is described as a Ukraine military unit using what appears to be a racing drone to stage a pinpoint FPV kamikaze strike into a house used by invading Russian soldiers.
Much attention has rightfully been turned to the astonishing diversity and effectiveness of both military-grade and commercial UAVs in the conflict. But the video uploaded to social media networks takes that activity to another level with a pilot identified as a member of Ukraine’s 93rd Brigade flying a grenade-loaded FPV drone into structure housing Russian soldiers, where it immediately explodes.
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In addition to picturing the goggle strapped FPV Ukraine pilot at work, the video cuts between footage of an accompanying UAV providing situational scenes of the area, and images of the attacking drone as it races toward the open door it is targeting. The feed…