APU will receive mini-drones for reconnaissance from the US

The contract with the American company "AeroVironment" for the supply of UAVs was concluded in 2015.

25 July 2016 15:20

US will supply the Armed Forces of Ukraine with American drones RQ-11B «Raven». These data provided by the information and consulting firm Defense Express, according to Facebook-community "Weapons of Ukraine."

The contract for the manufacture of these non-lethal amunition was signed with the US company AeroVironment Inc. and the US Army in 2015. Its cost is $ 9.05 million.

Ukraine will receive 72 units of mini-UAVs or 24 sets. A UAV weighs 1.7 kg, it can work within a radius of 10 km for 45-60 minutes of flight.

An observant UAV is equipped with color and infrared night vision cameras, and can be controlled manually, or run on a pre-programmed routes.

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