Sale of US drones to Ukraine may not go ahead | Currently

Sale of US drones to Ukraine may not go ahead |  Currently

Informed sources said that the US government’s plan to deliver four large drones to Ukraine is in doubt. It is said that there are concerns within the Pentagon that the advanced equipment could fall into the hands of the Russians.

Related to four MQ-1C Gray Eagle drones. Drones can be armed with missiles. The news agency reported that the White House had previously approved a plan to sell drones to Ukraine Reuters

However, one of the Pentagon’s high-tech security units now fears that the drones could pose a security risk if Russian forces can get their hands on them. In particular, the possession of radar and surveillance devices on UAVs should not under any circumstances.

For now, the head of the US Department of Defense is debating whether the deal can still be implemented. A concerned person replied Reuters It is not yet clear when the decision will be made. The drones cost about ten million dollars (more than 9.5 million euros) each.

Ukraine recently appealed to its allies to provide more heavy military equipment for the war with Russia. Kyiv says it will need 1,000 howitzers, 300 rocket launchers, 500 tanks, 2,000 armored vehicles and 1,000 drones to defeat the Russians.

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