April 23, 2024

New Ukrainian Silent Attack Drones Put Russians On The Defensive

Source: Newsweek

Journalist: Ellie Cook

The uncrewed aerial vehicle (UAV) is thought to be a modified agricultural drone, often designed as a quadcopter, hexacopter or octocopter, Samuel Bendett, of the U.S think tank CNA, told Newsweek earlier this month.

Russia is attempting to build its own, equivalent drone, but does not currently have an analogue to the Baba Yagas, Bendett said, adding: "Ukrainians are experts in flying these UAVs."

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  • 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 ...