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Blunt force trauma
Linear increases in drone capability mean exponential increases in difficulty defending against them, especially if they are your own. That explains the loud noise that woke me up yesterday evening. It was the sound of a Ukrainian drone being shot out of the sky in the center of the capital.
Kyiv mayor Vitali Klitschko said firefighters put out a fire on the ground floor of a four-storey shopping centre in the Solomyansky district where the drone crashed. Ukraine’s Air Force an hour later on Telegram apologized for the screw-up and said it would investigate the cause of the malfunction.
TB2s are expensive, costing up to $5 million.
In other friendly-fire “news,” Jason Jay Smart from the Kyiv Post, also known as Ukraine’s Goat with Teeth1, chatted up Malcom Nance about the much smaller uav that crashed into the Kremlin in Moscow early on Wednesday morning.
Sniggering like a demented janitor paging through a stroke mag found in the trash, Malcom burbles along during the 6-minute chit chat, finding, big surprise, all critical observation not previously imagined under his unfortunate hairline can be repurposed into nod-alongs for an ocean of idiots nodding right along.
Neither Jason Jay or Malcom know much about Russia and Ukraine and drones, so you would be better off skipping their convo and doing something productive.
Like running ☺