• 22/02/2024 15:52

The Ministry of Strategic Industry announced the launch of mass production of drones similar to the Shaheds

At least 40 billion UAH have already been allocated for the purchase of these attack drones in the Ukrainian State Budget 2024 – from next year, such UAVs will be mass produced not only by private, but also by state-owned enterprises.

< p>The Ministry of Strategic Industry announced the launch of mass production of drones similar to the Shaheds

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About the fact that thanks to the close cooperation of the domestic defense industry with more than 500 “private traders”, In 2023, at least 50,000 kamikaze drones were manufactured, while the increase in the production capacity of the military-industrial complex of our country does not stop, writes NBN, referring to the statement of the head of the Ministry for Issues strategic industries of Ukraine Alexander Kamyshin, voiced on the YouTube channel of the specified department.

According to Kamyshin, at least five types of kamikaze drones identical to the Shahed- 131″, not counting the production of analogues of “Shahedov-136”, developed back in 2016, but for unknown reasons not being produced.

Also, the head of the Ministry of Strategic Industry emphasized – in 2024 This year, the Ukrainian army will receive more than 1,000 drones with a flight range of at least 1,000 kilometers, not excluding the 1,000,000 FPV drones promised by the Ministry of Digital Transformation.

Previously we wrote about how Zelensky spoke out about Ukraine’s plans for weapons production.

nbnews.com.ua

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