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Russia has showcased a new unmanned weapon that gives targets few options when it comes to saving their own bacon.
The horrific efficancy of drones and thermobaric weaponry has already been a big talking point since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine – and now their mutually terrifying capabilities look set to be united.
Designed and built to obliterate individual objects, the drone comes in 2kg or 4kg sizes and – like all thermobaric weapons – is particularly effective when it comes to targets inside buildings and fortifications, meaning there often isn’t anywhere to hide.
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The news comes hot on the heels of a military expert explaining to the Daily Star that the odds for a swift resolution in Ukraine are looking minimal.
General Sir Richard Barrons explained to this outlet that he felt the war in Ukraine could feasibly run to 2026.
Bloodshed in Ukraine could go on until 2026 as Zelenskyy pledges to retake Crimea
He explained: “[The] most likely outcome, I think, is that in 2024, 25 or 26 Ukraine reaches a point where it feels it cannot shift any more of the Russian hold on territory militarily and is then encouraged by the West to pursue restitution by other means [like politics or diplomacy] in return for NATO membership and a multi-billion dollar or euro reconstruction effort.
“The conflict is frozen because neither side can gain more by fighting nor agree to give up. We are a long way from that now, hence the serious talk of taking back Crimea.”
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