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Recently-Unveiled Houthi Armed Drone Shot Down In Yemen’s Ma’rib (Photos)

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Recently-Unveiled Houthi Armed Drone Shot Down In Yemen’s Ma’rib (Photos)

Rujum attack drone, illustrative image.

On July 14, Saudi-backed forces shot down a “Rujum” armed drone of the Houthis in the central Yemeni province of Ma’rib.

The armed drone was reportedly on its way to bomb Saudi-backed forces on al-Kasarah front in the western countryside of Ma’rib when it was shot down.

Recently-Unveiled Houthi Armed Drone Shot Down In Yemen’s Ma’rib (Photos)

Click to see full-size image. Source: Nors Studies.

Recently-Unveiled Houthi Armed Drone Shot Down In Yemen’s Ma’rib (Photos)

Click to see full-size image. Source: Nors Studies.

Recently-Unveiled Houthi Armed Drone Shot Down In Yemen’s Ma’rib (Photos)

Click to see full-size image. Source: Nors Studies.

Rujum was one of several drones unveiled by the Houthis during the “Martyr Leader” military exhibition that was held on March 11. Back then, the Yemeni group shared footage of live-fire tests of the armed drone.

The hexacopter armed drone, which is propelled by six electric engines, has a diameter of 150 millimeters. According to the Houthis, the drone has an operation range of 10 kilometers. It was developed to carry out reconnaissance and combat missions.

The drone is armed with thee munitions, 60 mm mortar rounds. It can carry up to 40 kilograms of munitions and equipment.

The Houthis have been leading an offensive to capture Ma’rib provincial center for well-over four months now. Saudi-backed forces have been showing fierce resistance. This has apparently forced the Houthis to resort to their most advanced weapon systems, like armed drones.

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Peter Wallace

Don’t know why they didn’t give the mortars a good hit with a sledgehammer to see if they still work.

Peter Jennings

Shot down, yet shows minimal damage and all blades intact? Doesn’t seem very likely.
Maybe a malfunction?

farbat

lol southfront called this the most advanced weapon systems which i thought would all belong to the saudis after all the saudis spend billions upon billions for weapons

farbat

this is a drone which is basically university level of capability inside iran this does get produced by youngsters in university competitions or so its so low tech meanwhile the saudis have billions of dollars of weapons systems and they have all the help yet one has to ask themselves who are the more advanced people between these two

Last edited 16 days ago by farbat
farbat

the aqap and other gangs hold marib hostage because they know ansarullah has to be extra careful in marib these saudis are very savage really but that didnt help them until now and it wont help them in future

Last edited 16 days ago by farbat
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