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“Ants” on the battlefield: what is known about the new ground drones that help our armed forces

Natasha Kumar By Natasha Kumar Jul10,2024

“Ants” on the battlefield: what is known about the new ground drones that help our Armed Forces

The Armed Forces of Ukraine have replenished their arsenals with new “Ant” ground drones, who are already helping soldiers on the front lines. According to the developers, the first complexes are already being used in the Kharkiv direction for logistics and evacuation of the wounded. This is reported by Speka.

The ground drone “Ant” was created by the Ternopil company “Robotized Complexes”. The development started from scratch and now the complex has already passed three generations, constantly improving.

The main task of the drone — logistics and evacuation of the wounded. Control is carried out remotely by the operator from a safe place. The drone is able to evacuate two wounded at the same time without involving additional soldiers, transport large loads, tow small combat equipment and move in off-road conditions.

In addition to the main functions, “Ant” can be equipped with a large-caliber machine gun, which allows you to remotely open fire on the enemy.

The “Ant” drone. 90% consists of Ukrainian parts developed by our own hands. The company produces 12 to 15 units of such drones every month.

Technical Characteristics

  • Weight: 350 kg
  • Range: 30 km
  • Payload: up to 1 ton

“Ants” created with the aim of maximally replacing soldiers in dangerous operations at the front, which allows us to save the lives of our defenders. As the founder of the project “Robotized Complexes” Ihor Tchaikovsky: “Saving the lives of our defenders – this is the main priority”.

Natasha Kumar

By Natasha Kumar

Natasha Kumar has been a reporter on the news desk since 2018. Before that she wrote about young adolescence and family dynamics for Styles and was the legal affairs correspondent for the Metro desk. Before joining The Times Hub, Natasha Kumar worked as a staff writer at the Village Voice and a freelancer for Newsday, The Wall Street Journal, GQ and Mirabella. To get in touch, contact me through my natasha@thetimeshub.in 1-800-268-7116

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