Ukraine Uses FPV Drones With Makeshift RPG-7 Explosives
Recent videos that have been circulated on the messaging app Telegram demonstrate that the Ukrainian military has begun equipping FPV drones with improvised rocket-propelled grenades (RPG) in order to target Russian tanks.
These first-person-view (FPV) drones are significantly more difficult to fly remotely than, for example, the DJI Mavic 3 drones that we have seen used during the conflict between Ukraine and Russia. The operators of the FPV Drones are required to wear specialized goggles to guide the drone to its target.
FPV drones with makeshift RPG-7 explosives
The videos taken from the FPV drones show the quadcopters targeting moving BMP Infantry Fighting Vehicles (IFV) from a variety of angles. Some of the footage even shows Russian soldiers exiting the vehicle just in time to avoid being hit by the FPV drone.
It is unknown exactly where the strikes have happened, but groups on Telegram say they…