New drone shells now produced in Ukraine
Ukraine produce two different sizes of munitions (Photo:Defense plant Mayak / Facebook)
Ukraine has begun producing new high-explosive aerial munitions for the Defense Forces, Ukrainian defense plant Mayak reported on its Facebook page on April 2.
These fragmentation munitions are specially designed for drones and include two types of ammunition:
- OBP-23.1 weighing 1 kilogram, with an 11-meter radius guaranteed kill zone
- OBP-23.05 weighing 0.5 kilograms, with a 4.5-meter radius guaranteed kill zone
Earlier, Ukroboronprom announced that it had started production of a third type of ammunition — 122 mm artillery shells.
Ukroboronprom has also launched mass production of fragmentation mines in a NATO member state.
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