Russia Conducts Drone Swarm Drill during Kavkaz-2020 Exercise

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Russia Conducts Drone Swarm Drill during Kavkaz-2020 Exercise
Russian military's drone swarm during Kavkaz-2020 exercises.

Russia used a swarm consisting of Forpost, Orlan-10 and Eleron-3 drones to attack “hostile” forces for the first time during Kavkaz-2020 exercises.

Russia Conducts Drone Swarm Drill during Kavkaz-2020 Exercise

"At the Kapustin Yar proving ground a combined group of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) was created. It incorporated Southern Military District units armed with drones Forpost, Orlan-10, Eleron-3 and others," the Russian Ministry of Defense said in a statement September 24.

Russia Conducts Drone Swarm Drill during Kavkaz-2020 Exercise

Unmanned aircraft are used to expose enemy’s defenses, destroying ground targets and in radio-electronic warfare. They are capable of spotting military units on the move, command centers, weapons, military equipment and manpower to adjust fire strikes being delivered against targets.

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