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Armenian troops obtain undamaged Israeli kamikaze drone

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Armenian troops obtain undamaged Israeli kamikaze drone

July 17, 2020 - 16:32 AMT

PanARMENIAN.Net - The Armenian Armed Forces have come into possession of a Skystriker drone produced by Israel and operated by the Azerbaijani military.

In a photo published by, two servicemen wearing Armenian army uniforms are pictured next to the kamikaze drone.

The fully autonomous, loitering munitions system can carry a warhead of up to 10 kilograms and has a maximum loitering time of two hours. With a maximum travel speed of 185 kph, the SkyStriker can fly 20 km within 6.5 minutes. The silent UAV can dive towards a target at 555 kph.

According to a Jerusalem Post report from January 2019, Azerbaijan is the first international customer of the SkyStriker. Some 10 SkyStrikers are seen in a picture released by AzeriDefense magazine.

The Armenian Armed Forces had earlier shot down a super expensive Israeli-made Elbit Hermes 900 drone, operated by the Azerbaijani military...

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