It is reported the appearance of heavy UAVs MQ-9 Reaper in Ukraine


Sources report the appearance of American heavy drones MQ-Reaper in the Armed Forces of Ukraine. They are, in particular, capable of carrying Brimstone homing missiles, the impact of which provides more effective penetration of modern types of armor than their counterparts.


MQ-Reapers can be much more effective in combat than Turkish Bayraktar TB2s.

At the same time, single deliveries of these UAVs to the Ukrainian army will not be able to decide the outcome of major battles, since Kyiv will need hundreds of such drones in combination with other weapons to turn the tide. In this case, Russia will have the right to use other military means, since Moscow still has many untapped opportunities at its disposal.

In addition, in Ukraine and in the West, there is currently a shortage of Soviet weapons, which, as the conflict develops, is coming to an end. In this regard, in order to fully support the Kyiv regime, the West will have to supply modern expensive weapons systems: M777 howitzers, etc. Moreover, the deliveries must be carried out in large quantities, which will require significant efforts and funds. And even in this case, the success of the Armed Forces cannot be guaranteed.

However, doubts arise whether Europe and the United States will decide on large-scale deliveries and whether they are ready to take a direct part in hostilities, since without this the Ukrainians will not be able to master such a large amount of Western military assistance. The answer is rather negative, since it has been repeatedly noted in Washington that a war with Russia is not included in NATO's plans.
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  1. Expert_Analyst_Forecaster 25 May 2022 11: 16
    +1
    MQ-Reapers can be much more effective in combat than Turkish Bayraktar TB2s.

    In this event (if it really happened) there are pluses. The Russian army may begin to learn to counter modern US military equipment.
    1. vo2022smysl Offline vo2022smysl
      vo2022smysl (Common sense) 25 May 2022 14: 39
      +3
      Of course, "there are pluses in this event (if it actually happened)" - if experts-analysts-predictors are put into our equipment and sent to study "to resist modern US military equipment." winked
  2. greenchelman Offline greenchelman
    greenchelman (Grigory Tarasenko) 25 May 2022 11: 47
    -4
    Fortunately, Moscow still has many untapped opportunities at its disposal.

    What are these? Nuclear weapon?
  3. Muscool Offline Muscool
    Muscool (Glory) 25 May 2022 12: 39
    0
    And what are the many untapped opportunities we have, namely the military?
    Announce mobilization?
    1. Bulanov Offline Bulanov
      Bulanov (Vladimir) 25 May 2022 13: 18
      0
      The simplest thing is to bomb bridges and tunnels, i.e. delivery routes for Western weapons.

      At the same time, single deliveries of these UAVs to the Ukrainian army will not be able to decide the outcome of major battles,

      They can solve individual tasks, for example, to hunt for the leadership of the RF Armed Forces, located in Ukraine. That's probably why they were sent here. And, of course, NATO members will manage them.
      1. zeka77 Offline zeka77
        zeka77 (Alexey) 26 May 2022 14: 19
        0
        The simplest thing is to bomb bridges and tunnels, i.e. delivery routes for Western weapons.

        And how do we proceed further?
  4. Michael L. Offline Michael L.
    Michael L. 25 May 2022 14: 03
    +5
    Such information should not be taken lightly.
    MQ-Reaper flight range -1 km
    This weapon is not for Donbass!
  5. Victorio Offline Victorio
    Victorio (Victorio) 25 May 2022 15: 52
    +1
    It is reported the appearance of heavy UAVs MQ-9 Reaper in Ukraine

    duck I think
  6. Neville Stator Offline Neville Stator
    Neville Stator (Neville Stator) 25 May 2022 22: 53
    -1
    They will fall like doves.
  7. TermNachTer Offline TermNachTer
    TermNachTer (Nikolai) 26 May 2022 09: 52
    -2
    He has already been shot down by Russian air defense systems. The situation with the "bayraktar" will repeat - UAVs work effectively where there is no serious air defense.
    1. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
      Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 28 May 2022 12: 51
      0
      Naturally, in order not to "confuse the minds", "not to rock the boat", so as not to ask questions like, Why is all this going to Ukraine in a continuous stream? etc. in the Russian media, such deliveries are accompanied by obligatory epithets: "little", "do not solve", "outdated", "will not help", "useless", etc. ? lol
  8. Degrin Offline Degrin
    Degrin (Alexander) 28 May 2022 17: 51
    +1
    It's all sad. But ..... we didn’t start it, so we will wet the Americans to the last Ukrainian and Pole