WASHINGTON, April 5 – The United States will send a variant of the Switchblade drone that has an anti-armor warhead to Ukraine as quickly as possible, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin said on Tuesday.
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“The Switchblade 600 and 300 will move as quickly as they possibly can,” Austin said during a House Armed Services Committee hearing.
The 600 variant has the anti-armor warhead and can loiter over a target for more than 40 minutes, according to AeroVironment (AVAV.O), which makes the drones.
Reporting by Idrees Ali nand Phil Stewart.
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APRIL 5, 2022
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