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The Russian Defense Ministry published video footage of the combat use of kamikaze FPV drones “Boomerang” by units of the Airborne Forces – Rossiyskaya Gazeta

Date: March 30, 2023 Time: 11:19:51

FPV from English – First Person View – First person view. This is a type of drone with a camera mounted that the pilot uses to control the drone through special goggles. The drone calculation includes an operator who controls the drone with VR glasses and his assistant who launches the drone and follows the flight direction on the map.

“The advantages of an FPV drone over conventional drones are orientation in space that is convenient for the operator and the ability to easily follow a route or pursue a moving target at speeds of up to 170 kilometers per hour.

In addition, the Boomerang does not have a communication module with a satellite, so anti-drone weapons are powerless against it,” the military department stressed.

The National Guard also has its own crews of unmanned aerial vehicles in the special operations zone.

The day before, the agency reported on the performance of its service and combat missions in the Zaporozhye and Kherson regions.

“During the period of the special military operation, as a result of optical-electronic aerial reconnaissance, more than 130 enemy strongholds and observation posts were discovered. 11 tanks, 4 multiple rocket launchers, more than 100 vehicles and more than 700 militants,” he said. the National. Guard said.

It is specified that the coordinates of all detected targets were transferred to the artillery units of the National Guard and the Russian Ministry of Defense, after which they destroyed the vast majority of objects.

“In total, since the beginning of the special operation, the southbound Russian Guard drones have completed more than 700 flights, regardless of time of day and weather conditions,” the police agency concluded.

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