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December 08, 2022

Ukraine Suicide Drone Closer to Induction by Year’s-End

Featuring Samuel Bendett

Source: The Defense Post

Journalist Inder Singh Bisht

Citing drone expert Samuel Bendett, Forbes wrote that Ukraine has only a handful of Swifts left, limiting their further use. However, he added that the introduction of the new drone could enable the Ukrainians to “bring the war to Russia as much as possible in response to Russia striking Ukraine’s civilian energy infrastructure.” Ukraine has previously relied on improvised drones — assembled from commercially available online Chinese-made drone kits — to hit a Russian refinery and Crimea.

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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 ...