Defense Ministry: UAVs started planned night flights in Chukotka

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Unmanned aerial vehicles from the Elizovo airbase of the Kamchatka grouping started performing scheduled night flights, head of the information support department of the Eastern Military District press service Roman Martov said on Monday.

“Combat drones are now used not only in the daytime, but at night to monitor the coastal Pacific territory, continental zone, polygons of combat training of the fleet,” – said Martov.

He noted that the “Orlan-10″drones used at the Elizovo air base, may be in flight for up to 18 hours and send a steady signal from a height of 5,000 meters.


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