Testing of new military combat drones will take place on Wednesday, March 20. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko reported this on the regional council of the Rivne region, broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.
“The power of the Ukrainian army increase every day, as every week we get new military equipment. I would like to share a secret with you: in two days we are going to test new combat drones”, - Poroshenko said.
Turkey has provided Ukraine with unmanned combat aerial vehicle Bayraktar. Ukraine purchases Bayraktar TB2, the combat drones developed by Turkish designers; they can carry missiles and are capable of engaging the naval targets. Petro Poroshenko, the Ukrainian leader said this.
Bayraktar TB2 are capable to develop the maximum speed of 222 km per hour. The effective flight range makes 150 kilometers; it can be armed with anti-tank guided missiles and aviation bombs.
Earlier, 2955 soldiers of Armed Forces of Ukraine died from the beginning of the hostilities in the Donbas combat zone. The President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko reported this on the regional council of the Rivne region, broadcasted by 112 Ukraine.