Ukraine reportedly upping FPV attack drone effort against Russia
It has long been rumored that after fighting off the brutal winter offense Moscow has waged since the New Year’s holiday, Ukraine plans on unleashing a spring onslaught against Russian forces in the east – which, if it occurs, may feature thousands of explosive-packed FPV drones.
Speculation along those lines were renewed this week with reports that FPV pilots in Ukraine’s army have already begun battering Russian units with fast-flying, munition-carrying drones. Posts on social media later picked up by traditional publications have featured footage of Ukraine-flown UAVs catching up with fleeing Russian personnel carriers, then cutting to black (or static) upon impact.
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The most widely circulated of those videos was one originating from Ukraine’s Security Service, SBU. It shared footage presumably streamed from the FPV drone as it