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Ukraine is betting on drones to strike deep into Russia

Ukraine is betting on drones to strike deep into Russia, using them in five ways, including as strike drones that can deliver bombs and missiles over hundreds or thousands of kilometers.

  • Ukraine uses drones in five different ways, including as strike drones that can deliver bombs and missiles over hundreds or thousands of kilometers.
  • The Ukrainian army has established 60 new attack-drone squadrons, with separate staff and commanders.
  • Ukrainian drone developers are using expensive communication systems to bypass jamming, and may be getting close to a solution that works.
  • Access to air-launched munitions is a bottleneck for Ukraine's strike-drone program, and they are competing to buy petrol engines needed to power strike drones from the same markets as their enemy.
  • Ukraine is betting on drones to overturn Russia's long-range strike advantage in the absence of long-range Western munitions.
Ukraine is betting on drones to strike deep into Russia
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