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Turchynov: Ukraine successfully tests ‘Sokil’ unmanned combat aerial vehicle

Turchynov: Ukraine successfully tests ‘Sokil’ unmanned combat aerial vehicle

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Successful tests of "Sokil" unmanned combat aerial vehicle took place today.

Secretary of the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine Oleksandr Turchynov said this at Honcharivske proving ground in Chernihiv region after the tests were completed, the press service of the NSDC reported.

According to him, one of the tasks set by the National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine before the domestic defense-industrial complex was "to establish production of high-quality combat unmanned aerial vehicles".

"The "Sokil" reconnaissance-strike system, which we have tested today, consists of one reconnaissance and three striking combat vehicles, so it can find and precisely hit targets using the high-explosive, blast-fragmentation, and thermobaric munitions, which depends on the task," Turchynov said, adding that today's tests were carried out in tough weather conditions.

The secretary of the NSDC reported that this UAV was "a product of fruitful cooperation of the Ukrainian company "Chezara" with Polish partners".

"The tests were successful; they demonstrated the effectiveness of these unmanned systems. The next step is to add them to an armory and use effectively in combat conditions," he said.

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