Us supplied Ukrainian suicide drone: can blow up tanks can stay in the air for 40 minutes test screen exposure

2022-09-18 0 By

“Spring knife” drones “spring knife” unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) test test picture overseas network, April 7 (Reuters) according to itar-tass reported, local time on April 6, a pentagon spokesman John kirby, said the U.S. military to Ukraine has provided 100 “spring knife” suicide drone, this batch of unmanned aerial vehicle (uav) may have already shipped, or is about to arrive in Ukraine.Kirby did not specify the type of drone, but he said it is likely to be designed to attack tanks and armored vehicles, and the operation is not complex and can be learned in two days.He also said that starting in the fall of 2021, the United States would train a “very small number” of Ukrainian soldiers in the United States on how to use drones, and that they could continue training others when they returned to Ukraine.A senior U.S. defense official said that day that fewer than a dozen Ukrainian soldiers had been trained.In December 2021, NBC aired footage of a test of the Switchblade drone, saying that while it could not fire missiles, it was a missile in its own right.Bloomberg speculated that the DRONE supplied by the US to Ukraine may be the Slingknife 600 series, which is an upgraded version of slingknife 300. It can be carried by a single soldier, can stay in the air for more than 40 minutes, weighs 22.7kg and has a maximum range of 24 miles.After liftoff, the Sprinblade 600 can launch, cruise over the target, lock on to the target, and run towards the target at a dive speed of approximately 213 km/h.It carries a multi-purpose anti-armour warhead capable of striking fixed or moving armoured vehicles with precision from multiple angles.(Liu Qiang, overseas website) Source: overseas website source: overseas website