Joe Biden announced the sending of drones to Ukraine. It could be Switchblade kamikaze drones. The missile operated by this remote is small and light so it can easily hit the target. The real threat to Russian armor and artillery.
Ukraine has no foreign aircraft, but it has sophisticated and destructive weapons. After sending Stinger anti-aircraft missiles and Javelin anti-tank missiles, Joe Biden announced that he would send drones and long-range anti-aircraft defense systems to Ukraine. According to American media, it could be Switchblade kamikaze drones. This opportunity was raised by congressional executives NBC News.
On paper, the specifications of the Switchblade 300 are not interesting. It can cover a distance of about twenty kilometers in 10 to 15 minutes. On the other hand, it is lightweight (about 3 kg), compact and above all, this smart bomb, by nickname, will target the target every time it is detected by GPS. Another advantage is its low price: $ 6000.
The other variant of this comic drone, the Switchblade 600, is twice as heavy and more expensive, giving better autonomy. It can pierce the shell of a tank.
Destroy tanks and cannons
This comic drone is powered by a ground-mounted motor launcher. When launched, the switchblade flaps its wings toward its destination, thanks to a pilot system that allows it to follow if it moves. This machine has already proven itself. It has been used by the US in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria.
This new aid will be crucial in destroying armored vehicles and artillery shells attacking Ukrainian cities, causing many deaths, especially among civilians. Nothing has been confirmed by Washington and Aerovironment, the US manufacturer of the weapon, which refuses to comment to the press. But he posted on his site Was contacted Confirms its support for Ukraine.
“We stand for independence, and we support the right of our allies and our sovereign nations to protect their homeland and their lives, even if this fundamental right is threatened. Ukraine and our Eastern European allies need these solutions to win against the Russian military and prevent the future. , ”AeroVironment reports.
For now, however, it is not yet known whether sending the switch blades is a promise or whether he has passed the stage of contracting with the entrepreneur. When will they come to Ukraine? Quickly if AeroVironment shares. Otherwise, it will take several months to produce them in large numbers. It is unknown at this time what he will do after leaving the post.
Since the beginning of the Russian invasion, unprecedented aircraft have been set up by the United States and NATO member states to send arms to Ukraine. According to New York Times, 17,000 anti-tank missiles, Including GM-148 darts, were sent to the Ukrainian Armed Forces in just six days. These missiles have become a symbol of Ukrainian resistance and a dream of Russian armored units.
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