Ukraine seeks 1,000 ‘FPV kamikaze drones’ in new funding drive
It’s not something one often sees from usually secretive, stealthy intelligence services: A specialized section of Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense has made a public appeal for donations to its project to purchase 1,000 first-person view (FPV) drones for attack missions against Russian forces.
Ukraine’s Ministry of Defense announced the effort last Friday, saying its Kryla military intelligence division had launched the effort to assemble a fleet of “FPV kamikaze drones.” Funding for the project is being overseen by the “Charity Starlife” organization, which has worked with various Ukraine ministries and groups in support of the nation’s defense against Russia’s nearly yearlong invasion.
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