August 22, 2022

How Bigger Kamikaze Drones Expected From U.S. Could Boost Ukraine's Fight

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: Newsweek

Journalist Aila Slisco

Experts believe that the attributes of the large drones could help Ukraine in an expected upcoming effort to regain territory lost to Russia this year in the Kherson region and in Crimea, which Russia annexed in 2014.

Samuel Bendett, an expert on Russian drones with the Center for Naval Analyses and Center for New American Security, told Defense News that the drones could "be instrumental as the Ukrainians are preparing their attack on Kherson and Crimea, because they can be launched beyond the range of Russian systems and inflict damage on Russian infrastructure."

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Authors

  • Samuel Bendett

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Technology and National Security Program

    Samuel Bendett is an Adviser with CNA Strategy, Policy, Plans and Programs Center (SP3), where he is a member of the Russia Studies Program. His work involves research on the ...