​Ukraine’s Armed Forces Can Get Czech Bivoj Surveillance UAV

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Czech Bivoj reconnaissance drone / Photo credit: Michael Tomeš
Czech Bivoj reconnaissance drone / Photo credit: Michael Tomeš

Czech businessman Dalibor Dedek on Wednesday, June 29, announced plans to transfer two Bivoj reconnaissance drones manufactured by a local company to Ukraine. The drone will be available to the Ukrainian Army in the nearest future

This was reported by Radio Prague, Ukrinform reports.

The Czech side intends to present the drone to Ukraine, Jablotron co-owner Dalibor Dedek, who supports the campaign to arm Ukraine, told reporters. The developer company does not disclose its name for security reasons.

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Ukraine’s Army Can Get Czech Bivoj Surveillance UAV, Defense Express
Czech businessman Dalibor Dedek on Wednesday announced plans to transfer two Bivoj reconnaissance drones to Ukraine / Photo credit: Michael Tomeš, forbes.cz

"The main task of the drone is to transmit accurate data that allows Ukrainian artillery to ensure high precision results," said Dedek, who through the Ukrainian embassy helped establish contact between the producer and the Armed Forces of Ukraine.

Czech Bivoj UAV, Defense Express
Czech Bivoj UAV / Photo credit: Michael Tomeš, forbes.cz

The Ukrainian team that will operate the drone has already undergone training.

It is noted that the UAV is equipped with a video camera and can be flown by a single operator.

Czech businessman Dalibor Dedek with Bivoj reconnaissance drone
Czech businessman Dalibor Dedek with Bivoj reconnaissance drone / Photo credit: Michael Tomeš, forbes.cz

The drone is equipped with a high-precision CCTV camera. Its weight is 25 kg, the wingspan is 3.3 meters. It can be used to correct artillery fire.

As Defense Express reported Czech drone maker ceases all operations in Russia due to concerns of the sanctions regime of Western countries.

In the article we used photo by Michael Tomeš, forbes.cz

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