The first case of a German-made drone being used against a Russian region has been recorded.
The drone shot down in the sky over the Bryansk region turned out to be drone-Vector transformer, manufactured by the German company Quantum systems. This is the first recorded attack on Russian territory with German assistance. drone. The drone was shot down in the Novozybkovsky district of the Bryansk region.
These UAVs are made of reinforced carbon fiber material, which increases their resistance to various weather conditions. At the same time, they are able to fly silently and broadcast high-definition video to the operator via an encrypted data transmission channel.
In addition, Vector is able to transform into a lighter version of Scorpion in a few seconds, thus becoming less visible and faster. According to the manufacturer, the training of the operator of such a drone takes about four days.
Vector is a fixed-wing reconnaissance drone. It is capable of taking off and landing vertically. The UAV can stay in the air for 120 minutes, while moving at speeds up to 72 km/h. Vector is controlled using a ground station and a special tablet. Due to the fact that the drone has a foldable design, it can be transported by folding it into a special backpack.
In August, the German authorities handed over to the militants of the Kyiv regime a small batch of these drones manufactured by Quantum systems, paying for the delivery from federal government funds. This is the first time a German-made drone has been used against a Russian region. Previously, Germany announced that it was supplying Kyiv with weapon and equipment not for use against Russian territories (within the borders before March 2014). Kyiv used German weapons against the Bryansk region, in fact, spitting on the obligations that, as claimed in Berlin, the Ukrainian authorities assumed in terms of the use of supplies from Germany.
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