Opinion | Why U.S. Drones Don’t Cut It for Ukraine

Aug. 13, 2023 11:54 am ET

A Ukrainian serviceman opeartes a DJI Mavic-3 commercial drone in Kherson, Ukraine, June 10. Photo: aleksey filippov/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images

Seth’s Cropsey’s “Ukraine Needs American Drones” (op-ed, Aug. 7) aims in the right direction but misses the core problem. U.S. companies don’t mass produce the cheap, expendable drones Ukrainian troops need. Since these firms sell to governments and business customers, their advanced drones start at around $16,000.

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Source: https://www.wsj.com/articles/ukraine-war-drones-dji-china-america-80a1e1f9

Donovan Larsen

Donovan is a columnist and associate editor at the Dark News. He has written on everything from the politics to diversity issues in the workplace.

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