Thursday, July 28 2016 13:20 EEST
Poroshenko: 'I hope that U.S. drones will contribute to truce in Donbas'
Armed Forces, ceasefire violations, equipment, aerial vehicles, Unired States, Donbas region, control stations, prevention, surveillanve tool

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko says he hopes that the unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) recently delivered by the United States to Ukraine will contribute to the prevention of violations of the ceasefire in Donbas.

'The Armed Forces of Ukraine have received a batch of RQ-11B Raven UAVs today [July 27],' he wrote on Facebook.

'These UAVs will help considerably boost the efficiency of the Ukrainian servicemen's activity, including the prevention of ceasefire violations,' he wrote.

As was reported, 24 RQ-11B Raven unmanned aircraft systems comprised of 72 aircraft and associated equipment worth $12 million arrived at Boryspil International Airport on July 27. The Raven Unmanned Aircraft System is a hand-launched reconnaissance and surveillance tool. The system transmits live airborne video images and location information to ground control stations. This capability can provide day or night aerial intelligence and enables operators to navigate, recognize terrain, and record information for analysis, according to UNIAN

As reported earlier by, Petro Poroshenko had phone conversation with Angela Merkel

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