First Ukrainian loitering munition tests released by SpetsTechnoExport

Ukrainian state-owned company SpetsTechnoExport, part of the Ukroboronprom conglomerate, has released the first video of tests of newest loitering munition.

The footage shows new tests, as well as gives a grasp of the new RAM unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) or cost-effective, lethal aerial loitering system.

According to the company, RAM UAV carries up to 3 kg warhead and engage most targets on the battlefield. It has utilized advanced computer vision algorithm to track target based on visual feed from integrated EO camera. It is cost-effective and high power solution for combat missions.

The loitering munition has a maximum take-off weight (MTOW) of 8 kg and measures 1.78 m long and with a 2.3 m wingspan. An electric motor enables it to stay aloft for up to 40 minutes at cruising speeds of up to 70 km/h, although it can reach a maximum speed of 150 km/h when engaging a target with its 3 kg warhead.

SpetsTechnoExport claims that these munitions can engage targets out to a maximum distance of 30 km with a circular error probable (CEP) under 2 m.

The new RAM unmanned aerial vehicle is developed by the CDET (Company of Defence and Electronic Technologies) in partnership with SpetsTechnoExport.

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