March 28, 2023

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Kamikaze drones: How Russia and Ukraine are using this weapon against each other

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The wreckage of ‘Tyagi-136’. It is written on its remains – ‘Geranium-2’, in Russia it is called by this name.

Ukraine has accused Russia of using kamikaze drones, or suicide drones, against civilian targets in Kiev.

The suicide drones are believed to include Iranian-made ‘Martyr-136’ drones, which Russia has been using since September.

What is Russia’s kamikaze drone?

‘Tyagi-136’ is known as ‘Geranium-2’ in Russia. It is actually a flying bomb.

It is designed to be loaded with explosives in its front section and hover towards its target until given the command to attack.