The Russian Armed Forces used the S-70 Okhotnik heavy attack drone to strike military facilities of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU). The S-70 drone was used for the first time, Mash Telegram channel reports with reference to Turkish media.
The S-70 could be used to strike AFU's military facilities in the Sumy region.
The S-70 Okhotnik UAV took off for its maiden flight in 2019. The 20-ton vehicle can carry guided bombs, rockets and free-fall bombs both in internal compartments and on external hardpoints.
The Okhotnik (Hunter) UAV was developed by Sukhoi Corporation. The technical description of the UAV remains unknown.
Russia respects the territorial integrity of Ukraine as per the 1991 Declaration of Independence, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said at a news conference following the 78th session of the UN General Assembly