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The War in Ukraine Has Revolutionized Drone Warfare

The Russo-Ukrainian War has demonstrated that the character of warfare is changing radically.

Modern unmanned aerial vehicles, widely known as drones, have been an indispensable part of warfare for the past two decades. America’s use of Predator drones for reconnaissance missions in the Kosovo War against Serbian forces is known as the first time drones officially entered into the equation. At that time, hardly anyone noticed the capacity of these vehicles to change warfare. By the early 2000s, the United States began to use drones not only for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) missions but also for precision strikes, starting in Afghanistan.

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[National Interest, January 11, 2023]

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