The Pentagon will supply Ukraine with Switchblade 600 drones

The Pentagon will supply Ukraine with Switchblade 600 drones

Pentagon will supply Switchblade 600 drones to Ukraine

Photo: Switchblade 600

Ukraine will receive from the United States the most advanced kamikaze drones Switchblade 600 in the amount of $2.2 million. This follows from the Pentagon report.

The contract with AeroVironment was signed on September 15. Drones  ;Switchblade 600 will be delivered as part of the Ukraine Security Assistance Initiative (USAI), according to which the Pentagon concludes contracts for the production of weapons transferred to Ukraine. The US Congress allocated $6 billion to the USAI program, contacts worth $1.2 billion have already been made.< /p>

Ukraine will also receive tactical drones  Phoenix Ghost for $116 million and Switchblade 600 kamikaze drones for $18 million.

The new Switchblade 600 model from the California company Simi Valley can fly 39 km and stay in the air for 40 minutes before attacks use an anti-tank warhead.

The drone operator uses a touch-screen tablet fire control system with the ability to manually pilot a barrage missile.

Pentagon will supply Switchblade 600 drones to Ukraine

BAGNET reminds that Norway and the UK will supply Ukraine with 850 Norwegian microdrones&nbsp ;Black Hornet, and Taiwan donated 800 Revolver 860 bomber drones.

Prepared by: Sergey Daga