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Mystery that ‘Ukrainian suicide drone’ washed up on beach near Russian naval base after evading defenses

A mysterious ship widely believed to be a Ukrainian suicide drone has launched near a Russian naval base.

The ship was spotted in Omega Bay by the port of Sevastopol, home of Vladimir Putin’s Black Sea Fleet.

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The drone is believed to be one of several donated by the United States to Ukraine to turn the tide on the massive Russian navy.

How it landed on the rocks of Omega Bay remains a mystery, but remains intact suggesting mechanical failure.

Sevastopol leased from Ukraine by Russians before Vladimir Putin illegal annexation of the Crimean peninsula where it is located.

There are no photos of the interior, but submarine expert HI Sutton believes that its “curved shape and outer reinforcements suggest a warhead.”

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“Furthermore, there is a theory that the device was designed to crash into another ship and detonate it, which seems to be a modern interpretation of explosive ships,” he wrote. Navy news.

“This also explains the cluster of sensors on the bow.”

The ship “appears to have slipped past a Russian Navy patrol vessel,” he said.

Sutton describes the drone as “small but purposeful,” powered by a single motor mounted on board that drives a steerable water jet.

“This suggests relatively high performance and is built for speed,” he added.

“And a small vessel like this, about the size of a kayak, would probably have a very small radar signal.”

Sevastopol was targeted Ukrainian aerial drone In August, a huge plume of black smoke rose from the base as tourists watched in horror.

It turns out that the drone exploded on the roof and hit the Admiralty directly.

The Russians claim the ship was destroyed after it was captured, but unless intelligence agencies already know, an explanation is considered unlikely.

Ukrainian special operators are known to conduct surface raids in southern Ukraine, so the ship may have been on a surveillance mission when it washed ashore. The Drive reports.

The so-called “unmanned coastal defense vessel” was part of a military aid package for Ukraine announced by the Pentagon in April.

“This is an unmanned surface vessel that can be used for a variety of coastal defense purposes,” Pentagon spokesman John Kirby said at the time.

“I think we’ll just leave it as is.”

During the war, Ukrainian fighters relatively cheap drone wreak havoc on Russia.

Back in March, amateur drone User claimed to have managed to destroy 40 miles of Russia The infamous “death convoy” of tanks and armored vehicles in a series of ambushes.

Black smoke appears to rise from Black Sea Fleet base after reported attack

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Black smoke appears to rise from Black Sea Fleet base after reported attackCredit: Twitter
Ukrainian drone spotted over Sevastopol

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Ukrainian drone spotted over SevastopolCredit: Twitter



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