At about the same time eyewitnesses in the vicinity of a beach filmed the moment of a strong explosion in the Black Sea due to the destruction of a naval drone.
In terms of visual signs and the force of the explosion that occurred, this vehicle looks like a « kamikaze » type with a detonating warhead. It is a semi-submersible drone and its task is to stealthily approach the target with subsequent detonation.
It is most likely controlled both manually using onboard TV cameras and via a satellite channel.
It is clear from the markings in English that they were transferred by Western countries. The supply of unmanned maritime vehicles for the needs of the AFU was mentioned a couple of months ago, but the type of possible equipment was not named.
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