According to the Pentagon, the Iranian-made drones delivered to Russia are not meeting expectations.
Since August, due to a lack of weapons, Russia has turned to third countries to supply its army, which invaded Ukraine on February 24. The Russian Armed Forces received their first Iranian drones end of August and would have used it in the field for the first time in mid-September.
A military reinforcement that would only bear the name because, according to a senior US Department of Defense official, Iranian-made drones were being shipped to Russia would not meet expectations.
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“Many Mistakes on the Battlefield”
Sasha Baker, deputy secretary of state for defense policy at the Defense Ministry, said on the sidelines of a meeting of Ukraine’s Defense Contact Group in Brussels on Wednesday The Russian army was already having problems with drones provided by Tehran. “We have already seen evidence that the drones associated with the transfer from Iran have already had many battlefield failures,” reports Newsweek.