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

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