US increases drone purchases from European Union 09:59

In May, Washington increased drone imports from the European Union (EU) to the highest level since September 2023, $1.2 million, five times the amount from May 2023. This was reported by DEA News With reference to data from the US Statistical Service.

U.S. purchases of drones from the European Union in May 2024 nearly tripled from April, reaching more than $1.2 million. This was the highest single-month shipment volume since September 2023, when almost $2 million worth of drones were imported.

At the same time, imports increased more than fivefold, from $ 240 thousand to May 2023. According to the five-month results of this year, drones from the EU to the United States reached $ 2.7 million. a year ago, it increased to $ 2.3 million.

It is stated that the United States will not purchase any drones from the European Union until June 2022.

On June 19, it was reported that the US military was planning. “crush” China is using a swarm of low-cost, autonomous kamikaze drones with artificial intelligence. The Pentagon has announced the Replicator program, an initiative to deploy thousands of autonomous systems in the form of self-piloted ships, robotic aircraft, and kamikaze drone swarms.

In February, the UK and the US work On the supply to Ukraine of “thousands” of drones with embedded artificial intelligence systems that will allegedly allow the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU) to “simultaneously attack Russian targets.”

Putin before statedNew centers for the development of unmanned aerial vehicles will appear in Russia.

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Source: Gazeta

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