Russian military strikes Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed 136 on Ukrainian infrastructure

By: Myroslav Trinko | 16.09.2022, 12:32
Russian military strikes Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed 136 on Ukrainian infrastructure

The Russian military used an Iranian drone strike on Dnipropetrovsk region facilities.

Here's What We Know

The incident occurred on the night of September 15 in the Nikopol region. The strike damaged warehouses, buildings of several enterprises and a sanatorium. Judging by the photos, Russian troops struck with the help of an Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed 136. In Russia it was called Geran-2. By the way, this drone was first The Armed Forces of Ukraine shot down an Iranian kamikaze drone Shahed-136 for the first time.

Flashback

Shahed 136 is an Iranian kamikaze drone. It was first unveiled in 2020. The claimed range is 2,000 km. The UAV is equipped with a triangular wing with stabilizers at the ends, a warhead, a propeller, and an engine.

Source: National Police of Ukraine, Militar