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Hundreds more UAS sent to Ukraine forces with thousands more on the way

9th April 2024 - 16:30 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


Thousands of UAS have been committed or supplied to Ukrainian forces. (Photo: Kyiv Regional Military Administration)

Both sides of the Russia-Ukraine war have been using UAS for effective low-cost attacks, as well as impactful web and social media footage. Thousands more have now been committed to Ukrainian forces.

The Kyiv Regional Military Administration (RMA) has sent hundreds more UAS to Ukraine’s 72nd Mechanised Brigade while the Lithuanian government will purchase approximately 3,000 Lithuanian-made UAS for use by Ukrainian forces.

Kyiv RMA has already sent more than 1,000 UAS for use with Ukrainian forces. The administration’s head Ruslan Kravchenko said further support would follow “to ensure that the Russian occupiers burn in hell”. The latest commitment was for 600 UAS.

Speaking earlier this month, Lithuanian Prime Minister Ingrida Šimonytė said “Lithuania will soon purchase about 3,000 additional Lithuanian-made first-person view UAS for Ukraine, worth €2 million (US$2.2 million) [and] the

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Damian Kemp


Damian Kemp

Damian Kemp has worked in the defence media for 25 years covering military aircraft, defence …

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