Pentagon Rushing New, Previously Undisclosed UAS To Ukraine

U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin (right) and Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal stand for their national anthems during a honor cordon at the Pentagon on April 21.
Credit: Kevin Dietsch/Getty Images
The Pentagon is expediting the delivery of a previously undisclosed small uncrewed aircraft system (UAS) to Ukraine, saying the capabilities of the kamikaze drone are uniquely suited for the upcoming fight against Russia in the country’s east. The Defense Department said April 21 it is delivering...
Brian Everstine

Brian Everstine is the Pentagon Editor for Aviation Week, based in Washington, D.C. Before joining Aviation Week in August 2021, he covered the Pentagon for Air Force Magazine. Brian began covering defense aviation in 2011 as a reporter for Military Times.

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