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Ukraine develops new kamikaze robot to destroy Russian tanks 

An image shows Ratel S, a Ukrainian-made kamikaze robot. Source: Mykhailo Fedorov
Ukraine develops new kamikaze robot to destroy Russian tanks 

Minister of Digital Transformation Mikhailo Fedorov has announced that a Ukrainian ground-based robotic platform Ratel S has undergone successful field testing and has been launched into serial production – the development that was designed by Ukrainian engineers from Brave1 military technology cluster.

“Here is a 🇺🇦-made kamikaze robot that’ll soon rock Russians. Ratel S carries anti-tank mines & combat module. So, the operator can blow up enemie‘s equipment from a safe location. Ratel S already passed field tests & put into mass production. One more tech supported by @BRAVE1ua,” he wrote on X, formerly known as Twitter.

According to Defence Blog, a Ratel S ground robot is capable of carrying anti-tank mines and a combat module to destroy Russian military equipment for 2 hours without recharging.

This innovation allows operators to remotely detonate enemy tanks or fortifications from a safe distance, ensuring the safety of military personnel.

Earlier, Ukrainian engineers created an “invisibility cloak” to hide soldiers from Russian thermal imaging cameras and drones.

Ukrainian engineers created an invisibility cloak to protect troops from Russian thermal imaging

It was designed to conceal Ukrainian snipers, special forces, and other frontline fighters carrying out combat missions. Weighing only 2.5kg, the cloak is fire retardant and can withstand high temperatures.


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