Fortune: Commercial drones could be the answer to Ukraine’s logistics nightmare

Since the start of the war in Ukraine, unmanned air systems (UAS), otherwise known as drones, have played an important role in the defense of the country against Russian aggression.

Whether it’s military offensive systems delivering devastating effects on advancing Russian convoys or small drone camera systems providing reconnaissance, air drones have undoubtedly been instrumental in enabling the Ukrainian military to mount an effective defense against the Russian invasion.

However, their true potential to support what every war veteran knows can win or lose a war–logistics–is yet to be unleashed.

Robert Garbett, the founder and CEO of Drone Major Group: “Drones could be used in a myriad of ways: Fast-moving, quiet air drone systems can be used in electronic warfare to disrupt Russian communications on the ground or confuse Russian aircraft; small systems can be used to deliver passive target acquisition beacons that increase the efficacy of strikes.

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LVIV, UKRAINE - 2021/09/24: Ukrainian military work on a drone during the international military exercises "Rapid Trident - 2021".
On the territory of the International Center for Peacekeeping and Security of the National Academy of Land Forces named after Hetman Petro Sahaidachny, Ukrainian-American command and staff exercises involving troops "Rapid Trident - 2021" are taking place, they started on 20th Sept and will last until 1st Oct 2021. Soldiers from 15 countries take part in the exercises (Ukraine, USA, Germany, Bulgaria, Georgia, Italy, Poland, Romania, Great Britain and others). In total, about 6,000 servicemen are involved in the exercises. (Photo by Pavlo Palamarchuk/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images)
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