Contents tagged with drone

  • Ukrainian cyber specialists disrupt Russian drone control system

    On February 8, 2024, the Russian troops reported a major malfunction in their drone control system after Ukrainian cyber specialists carried out another successful operation, reports the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ukrainian Defense Ministry.

    This application, the Ukrainian intelligence officials note, is used by the Russians to adapt DJI drones for use in combat operations. Among other things, the application allows drone operators to:

    - Configure control pads and create new ones;

    - …

  • Drone with Russian markings crashes in Poland

    The district prosecutor’s office in Olsztyn in northern Poland is investigating a case involving a large drone with Russian-language inscriptions which fell to the ground on a private farmstead in Kętrzyn, roughly 30 km from the Russian border, Polsat News reported.

    On August 31, Polish Border Guard representative Miroslav Aleksandrovich announced that the case had been transferred to the district prosecutor’s office in Olsztyn for consideration.

    “The collected material is currently being …

  • US drone conducts reconnaissance flight over the Donbas

    The strategic American unmanned surveillance aircraft RQ-4A Global Hawk made a reconnaissance flight along the line of demarcation in the Donbas on Sunday, July 16, reported Interfax news agency with reference to websites that monitor flights of military aircraft.

    It was noted that during the flight, a long-distance drone with the call sign UAVGH000 flew from north to south along the line of demarcation in the Donbas for hours without crossing it. The drone flew at an altitude of 16,700 meters. …

  • Rostec: Russia has weapons to defend against the new US micro-drone swarm

    On March 12th reported that the CEO of the State Corporation Rostec, Sergey Chemezov, said that Russia has weapons to use against the swarm of tiny drones recently demonstrated in the US.

    "The JSC company, Radio-Electronic Technologies, has created a system of electronic warfare which renders the control systems of these drones useless." The installed radio electronic equipment burns down and the drone becomes just a piece of metal," he said in an interview with Vesti Nedeli, which …

  • A US drone conducted a reconnaissance mission over the Donbas

    On Tuesday, February 7th, a strategic unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) of the U.S. Air Force RQ-4A Global Hawk with the call sign UAVGH000 conducted another reconnaissance flight along the demarcation line in the Donbas, as stated by Western websites that track the movement of military aircraft.

    According to their data, the drone was flying from the north to the south along the boundery line of Ukraine with the so-called DPR and LPR, but without crossing it. The reconnaissance vehicle was flying …