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The Australian engineering company, SYPAQ Systems, is providing Ukraine with low-cost expendable drones made of cardboard—they are remarkably effective.

Summary

This article by Sascha Brodsky, writing for Popular Mechanics, makes the following points:
  • The drones can fly up to 75 miles (120 km) and launch, and land, by themselves.
  • The expendable drones were intended to deliver supplies and equipment into hard-to-reach areas.
  • The system has now been adapted for intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions.

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