Both types of UAVs, or unmanned aerial vehicles, can carry precision-guided munitions and can be used for surveillance. Russian operators continue to train drones in Iran, and the US has said Russia intends to import hundreds of drones for use against air-to-ground attacks, electronic warfare and targets inside Ukraine. thinking.
Iran’s introduction of drones, which can also be used for surveillance, could have a major impact on the battlefield as Russia seeks to blunt the impact of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) provided to Ukraine by the US and its allies. there is. HIMARS has a range of 49 miles, allowing Ukraine to hit targets behind Russia’s front lines.
But U.S. intelligence officials believe that many of the drones Russia has purchased from Iran have already suffered a number of failures when tested, and what they will be for the Russians when they are deployed. It is unclear whether it will be the only game changer.
The drone delivery news came as the Biden administration expressed cautious optimism about the possibility of reviving the Iran nuclear deal. , which in turn would bring economic benefits that would enable Iran’s malicious activities throughout the region and beyond.
But White House officials said the decision to renegotiate the nuclear deal should only be motivated by the need to prevent Iran from acquiring nuclear weapons, and that Iran’s actions outside of its nuclear program should be motivated only by the need to do so. He argues that it should not be affected.