Report: Iran Supplied Russia with Mohajer-6 UAV

According to British intelligence, control of this UAV is possible within a range of 200 kilometers from a ground station

On March 8, 2024, the British Army's intelligence services revealed critical information indicating the deployment of the Iranian unmanned aerial vehicle Mohajer-6 in the Crimea Peninsula by the Russian military. This, according to an article on Army Recognition.

This development, according to the article, is perceived as a direct response to increased attacks by Ukrainian forces on Russian naval assets in the Black Sea region, highlighting a significant escalation in maritime confrontations.

The Mohajer-6 drones, designed for intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition, and reconnaissance (ISTAR) missions, are also capable of conducting air-to-ground attacks with precision munitions.

The intelligence report sheds light on incidents where Ukraine successfully downed such UAVs over the Black Sea on September 23, 2022, and a case where Russian forces mistakenly downed one of their UAVs over Crimea on June 6, 2023. According to British intelligence, control of this UAV is possible within a range of 200 kilometers from a ground station, with the option of transferring control between ground stations to extend the range.

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