Military

Russian Defense Ministry unveils armed drone

08:26, 28 December 2020
Russian Defense Ministry unveils armed drone Photo: Sergey Bulkin/NEWS.ru

For the first time, the Russian Ministry of Defense demonstrated what an Orion drone looks like in a strike version with suspended precision bombs.


The device in combat form is available in the calendar for 2021, published on the Ministry of Defense website. Orion is presented in the Pacer R&D, in desert camouflage. KAB-20 adjustable bombs are suspended under the wings of the vehicle.

(the calendar is available at https://multimedia.minoboron.rf/multimedia/calendar2021.htm

These bombs weigh 21 kilograms each and are equipped with a seven-kilogram high-explosive fragmentation warhead and satellite and laser homing systems. KAB-20 is an effective means of engaging lightly armored targets and personnel.

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