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Air Force shoots down Iranian multipurpose UAV over the sea

Air Force shoots down Iranian multipurpose UAV over the sea


FRIDAY, 23 SEPTEMBER 2022, 21:18 

Ukrainian anti-aircraft gunners shot down Mohajer-6, a multipurpose Iranian UAV, on the southern front.

Source: Press Centre for the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine; its spokesperson Yurii Ihnat in a comment to Ukrainska Pravda

Quote: “On 23 September, anti-aircraft gunners of the Operational Command Pivden (South) of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shot Mohajer-6, a multipurpose UAV of Iranian production, for the first time in Ukraine. This UAV is designed to conduct reconnaissance missions, observe, and strike.”



Details: A video posted by the Air Force Command of the Armed Forces of Ukraine shows how Ukrainian defenders hit the UAV used by Russia. 

In comparison with Iranian kamikaze drones Shahed-136 that carry weapons [40 kg of explosive – ed.], this UAV can carry up to four high precision munitions. Production of this drone started in 2017. 

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Mohajer-6 has a maximum take-off weight of 600 kg, 100 kg payload, and 200 km range. Maximum speed is 200 km/h, endurance – 12 hours, and maximum flight altitude is 5,400 m.

Ihnat pointed out in a comment to Ukrainska Pravda that Russia has recently reduced the use of intelligence drones, and they have been using attack drones produced by Iran. 

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