Canadian-made drones show promising new technology for demining efforts in Ukraine


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(The Globe and Mail) A massive Canadian-made drone rose into the sky over a village near Kyiv on Thursday, and began to scan the ground below for mines and other unexploded ordnance, as the Russian invasion of Ukraine approaches its fifth month.

Though the drone’s mission was only a demonstration flight intended to introduce a promising new demining technology, the ground below in Dmytrivka was designed to look as dangerous as possible.

“We have buried 12 different explosive pieces here, to replicate a real battlefield,” said Colonel Yury Tsekeniuk, who heads a unit of Kyiv combat engineers, also known as sappers.

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Published: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 21, 2022

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