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Leleka LR – a New Drone for Reconnaissance and Artillery Fire Adjustment

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The Leleka LR has modern technologies that make it resistant to enemy electronic warfare / Foto credit: Militarnyi
The Leleka LR has modern technologies that make it resistant to enemy electronic warfare / Foto credit: Militarnyi

The new drone Leleka LR (Long Range) is based on the basis of the reconnaissance drone Leleka -100 of the Ukrainian company Deviro

Production has been established in the Czech Republic, and the Operator Training Center will remain in Ukraine. In addition, testing and service will take place in Ukraine, Army of Drones reports on Telegram channel.

The Leleka LR primarily serves for reconnaissance and artillery fire adjustment. It can fly in fully autonomous mode from take-off to landing.

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In addition, the Leleka LR can be used with the artillery systems and the HIMARS multiple launch rocket system.

The Leleka LR has a take-off weight of 8.7 kg and can carry a payload of up to 600 grams. Its flight radius extends up to 90 kilometers. It can climb to a height of 2000 meters and stay in the air for 4 hours.

The Leleka LR has modern technologies that make it resistant to enemy electronic warfare, Defense Express
The Leleka LR has modern technologies that make it resistant to enemy electronic warfare / video screengrab

It's worth noting that the UAV has already undergone successful trial operations with special units on the front lines, particularly in the Zaporizhzhia direction, where it effectively corrected Ukrainian artillery fire.

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