Ukraine calls on owners of drone games to help it in the war

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Ukraine’s Defense Ministry has asked Kyiv citizens who own amateur rallies to lend it to the military in order to help monitor the city as Russia’s war on the country continues, according to a Facebook post on Feb. 25.

The post encouraged people who don’t know how to fly their planes to bring it in so more experienced drone pilots can use it.

“Do you own a drone? Give it to the experienced pilots to use it, reads the “Facebook” post, while another post reads, “Do you know how to fly a drone? Join the joint patrol with the 112th Separate Brigade of Kyiv.” According to ABC, people are rushing to present their drones.

“Why are we doing this? We have no other choice. This is our land, our home,” Denis Suchko, chief operating officer of Kyiv-based drone technology company DroneUA, told the news agency when asked why they were doing this. Before the war, Sochko provided drone services to farmers and energy companies.

“We are absolutely trying to use everything that can help protect our country, and drones are a great tool for getting real-time data. Now in Ukraine, no one is left neutral. Everyone is doing what they can,” Sochko added.

What do drones do?

The amateur-made drones will allow the Ukrainian forces to glimpse all kinds of obstacles that currently limit their field of view. This, in turn, will provide important information on the locations of Russian forces, and in the process will also reveal which units and supply lines are at risk.

This means that defenders can better plan their more complex strategies and tactics including activities such as the time and location of a potentially successful attack. Drones can also be used to warn of approaching Russian forces so that civilians know where and when to flee and hide.

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