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Ukraine takes delivery of new indigenous C-UAS systems

3rd April 2024 - 15:59 GMT | by Damian Kemp in London


Former Ukrainian president Petro Poroshenko at the handing over of new C-UAS systems to Ukrainian forces. (Photo: Petro Poroshenko via Telegram)

Funded by the country’s former president, the new C-UAS systems will be sent to the frontline where they have already been tested against Russian invading forces.

Ukrainian forces have taken delivery of five more examples of a new C-UAS systems described by the funder as a “new generation cyber weapon” which has already seen service on the frontline against Russian systems.

Former Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, who has said he planned to run for president again following the conclusion of hostilities, has invested UAH150 million (US$3.8 million) in the development of the Ai-Petri SV electronic warfare system.

Releasing information through the Telegram social media site, Poroshenko said: “The system was developed in less than five months and [we] are already working on scaling up [production] to meet

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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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