The Ukrainian government has announced the expansion of its crowd-sourced drone project, intending to provide thousands of drones and many more operators for battlefield service.

Ukraine’s Minister of Digital Transformation, Mykhaylo Fedorov, announced that the Army of Drones project would soon start receiving graduates from ten more drone training schools in addition to the present two, Odessa Journal reported.

The project has raised 855 million Ukrainian hryvnias ($23.21 million), The National News Agency of Ukraine wrote, adding that 472 drones have been collected under the project, out of which some have been deployed in battle.