Contents tagged with Shahed

  • Ukraine has caught up with Russia in kamikaze drone production, says Ukroboronprom CEO

    Ukraine has caught up with Russia in the production of kamikaze drones, similar to the Shahed-131 and Shahed-136, this year,said UkrOboronProm's CEO Herman Smetanin in an interview with ArmyInform, which was published on Wednesday, May 8th.

    According to Smetanin, a number of contracts have been signed with private manufacturers, primarily concerning the licensed production of drones. Since private companies cannot provide the necessary quantities on their own, they enter into licensing …

  • Ukraine's air defense counters Russian strikes destroying 10 drones and a missile

    “On the night of December 2, Russian military attacked Ukraine, launching 11 Shahed-type combat drones from Cape Chauda (Crimea) and a guided missile X-59 from the airspace of the occupied Zaporizhzhia region," reported the press service of the Ukrainian Air Force. According to the reports, the Ukrainian air defense successfully destroyed 10 UAVs in the Odessa region and a missile in the Dnipropetrovsk region.

    The Ukrainian General Staff provided additional details during the morning briefing, …

  • Kyiv hit by Russia's largest drone attack, Ukrainian Air Defense downs majority of UAVs

    According to the Ukrainian Air Force, on the night of November 25th, Russia conducted its largest drone attack on Ukraine to date. The capital city of Kiev was particularly targeted in the extensive assault. Air raid alarms were sounded in the Kyiv, Cherkasy, Chernihiv, Sumy, Kharkiv, Poltava, Dnipropetrovsk, Mykolaiv, Kirovohrad, and Kherson regions. Additionally, the country's air force reported a ballistic missile flying over Kyiv from the north.

    "The ongoing attack by enemy drones, coming …

  • Kyiv: advanced anti-drone systems have been deployed in Ukraine

    “Shahed hunters" are already in Ukraine and are protecting energy and infrastructure facilities from Russian drones, said Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhailo Fedorov.

    "6 systems to counter enemy drones have been purchased. These are the most modern defense technologies that protect our strategic facilities. The complex of radars and signal jamming tools helps to identify and block enemy UAVs and disable its drones," the Minister said.

    These are Fortem …