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Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko. archive photo

Lukashenko said that the development of attack drones in Belarus is at a low level

MINSK, February 27 – RIA Novosti. Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko declarationAlthough Belarusian military organizations are working on the production of a number of drones, more modern attack aircraft are still made at a low level.

As Sputnik Belarus reported, Lukashenka made such a statement at a meeting on financing the purchase of military products for the needs of law enforcement agencies. In particular, at the event, the head of state recalled his visit to the Obuz-Lesnovsky training ground in October last year, where developments in the Belarusian military industry, including a series of drones, were presented.

“The units of the armed forces successfully demonstrated their combat capabilities within the scope of that event. But I must say that this is not what is needed today. Or rather, what is needed, but unfortunately we are conducting more modern unmanned aerial attacks. vehicles are at a low level” , – quote from the publication of the words of the president doing.

He added that Minsk, which specializes in the production of unmanned aircraft, attaches great importance to countering such weapons. “Radio-electronic means to combat drones, developed by Belarusian specialists, are in great demand. A robot complex was created that combines means of detecting and firing air targets,” said Lukashenko.

In general, he said that in terms of the development of modern weapons, Belarus does not stand still. “Our military is equipped with the necessary models to adequately respond to the challenges and threats that arise. Still, there is something to strive for. I am not talking about light weapons, one type of weapon, grenade launchers and the like. I am talking about a more formidable weapon. We must strive for it. “We will work on that,” he said.

Source: Ria

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