The RF Armed Forces are testing an aerial robot-sapper in Mariupol

Servicemen of the RF Armed Forces have begun testing the latest aerial sapper robot in Mariupol. It is reported by "Rossiyskaya Gazeta" with reference to a representative of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

It is noted that as part of the tests, experimental combat operation of a hexacopter with installed optical sensors and a thermal imager. 

According to the representative Ministry of Defense, the aircraft has a power plant of six motors that ensure a stable position of the drone. It is also equipped with surveillance devices that make it possible to detect explosive objects in large territories from the air.

In addition, the latest equipment of engineering units of the Russian Armed Forces will be tested. So, military personnel will test a new explosion localizer to detect and neutralize explosive objects in a residential building. Special shoes for sappers will also be tested. 

At the end of July it was reported that mine clearance units of the Armed Forces and the Russian Emergencies Ministry defused more than 111,000 explosive objects in the DPR and LPR, checking almost 5,000 hectares of territories.

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