Ukraine prepares UAVs to kill Russia’s attack craft
During the eleven months it has been battling Russia’s invasion, Ukraine has demonstrated remarkably effective military deployment of consumer, enterprise, and even DYI-built drones for a variety of purposes, including reconnaissance, intelligence collection, and munition drops. Now officials say the country will take that aerial innovation to another level by developing a UAV created to intercept and destroy the explosives-laden craft Moscow has relied on in its unrelenting attacks.
News of Ukraine’s drone-slaying UAV project was revealed by Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov this week in an interview with The Associated Press as Russia continued its merciless campaign of strikes unleashed ahead of and through the New Year’s holiday – relying primarily on Iran-build Shahed loitering munitions. Though Ukraine’s defense forces have been successful in destroying the majority of those vehicles before they can strike their targets…