2,000 Ukrainian-made electronic warfare units deployed to frontline — Minister of Digital Transformation

2000 units of electronic warfare equipment sent to the front
2000 units of electronic warfare equipment sent to the front

2,000 short-range electronic warfare devices created by Ukrainian developers - members of the Brave1 cluster - are being sent to the front, Minister of Digital Transformation Mykhailo Fedorov announced on Facebook on April 17.

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According to Fedorov, The General Staff has already handed over most of electronic warfare equipment to Ukrainian military in hottest spots.

It is noted that $4.5 million was allocated for purchasing of electronic warfare equipment through UNITED24 platform. MPs managed to save this money from the annual state funding.

“Our strategic goal is to ensure that every unit and every piece of equipment that needs electronic warfare protection receives it,” Fedorov wrote.

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“And goal of Brave1 remains to find and support developers to technologically strengthen the military.”

The minister noted that short-range electronic warfare systems, including “trench warfare” ones, can jam enemy FPV drones, drones dropping explosives and reconnaissance drones. In addition, electronic warfare equipment serves as protection for Ukrainian military and their positions, armored vehicles, and evacuation vehicles.

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According to Fedorov, these can save tens of thousands of lives and pieces of equipment.

Earlier, Prime Minister of Ukraine Denys Shmyhal said that Ukrainian government made a decision to finance purchase of electronic warfare equipment to protect critical infrastructure.

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