China's $9,500 Mugin-5 Pro drone may have been used to attack an oil refinery in Russia

By: Maksim Panasovskyi | 23.06.2022, 09:09
China's $9,500 Mugin-5 Pro drone may have been used to attack an oil refinery in Russia

Today we wrote about attack on an oil refinery in the Rostov region, which could have been committed by a Ukrainian drone PD-1 or PD -2. Now there is information that a Chinese drone could participate in the operation.

What is known

According to new data, a refinery in the Rostov region could have been attacked by a Chinese unmanned aerial vehicle Mugin-5 Pro . The cost of such a UAV is $9500, and the manufacturer is the company Mugin UAV .

Mugin-5 Pro It is a fixed wing aircraft. The drone weighs up to 85 kg. The payload weight is 25 kg, and the operating time in the air is up to 7 hours. The body of the drone is 100% carbon fiber, which makes it difficult to detect by air defense systems.

Length Mugin-5 Pro is 3.5 m, and the wingspan is 5 m. The drone is equipped with an internal combustion engine, and the tank holds 27 liters of fuel. The drone requires a runway of 60 m for takeoff, and 85 m for landing. The UAV can reach speeds of up to 150 km/h.

Source: @asia_law

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