Pentagon sends highly-secret Phoenix Ghost drone

(Better we expend money than men.)

Pentagon sends the first batch of highly-secret Phoenix Ghost drones to Ukraine as it steps up weapons flights and reveals it is training Ukrainian troops at U.S. bases in Germany to lead fight against Russian invasion

First U.S. shipment of Phoenix Ghost drones will arrive in Europe today

An official said more than 12 weapons flights will leave the U.S. in next 24 hours

The Phoenix Ghost drones operate like Switchblade kamikaze drones

However, almost no information has been released about the new weapon

It comes as the Pentagon said Russia was preparing to accelerate its offensive in the eastern Donbas region on Ukraine after 65 days of fighting

And the Pentagon said it will now train Ukrainian forces in Germany…

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Since Russia invaded neighboring Ukraine on February 24, the U.S. has spent approximately $3.4 billion on sending military assistance to Kyiv.

How Phoenix Ghost Drones Will Help Ukraine Deliver ‘Punch’ to Russian Army

Washington is sending mysterious Phoenix Ghost tactical drones developed by the U.S. Air Force to Ukraine as part of the latest $800 million arms package for the war-torn country.

Days after Russia declared that its offensive in Ukraine had entered a new phase—controlling Ukraine’s east—the Pentagon said it will provide at least 121 Phoenix Ghost Tactical Unmanned Aerial Systems.

Kirby said the new unmanned aerial system drones manufactured by California-based AEVEX Aerospace “very nicely” suit the needs of the Ukrainian military as Russia’s invasion ramps up in the Donbas.

“This was rapidly developed by the Air Force in response specifically to Ukrainian requirements,” Kirby told reporters during a press briefing.…