HUR drone hits Russian early-warning radar in record-range strike

Unmanned aerial vehicle
Unmanned aerial vehicle

A Ukrainian drone attacked the Voronezh M radar station near Orsk in Russia's Orenburg Oblast on May 26, NV reported citing HUR sources.

This strike by Ukraine’s Main Intelligence Directorate (HUR) reached a record distance of 1,800 kilometers.

The Voronezh M station is the latest in Russia's early-warning radar systems, designed for long-range surveillance of airspace to detect ballistic missile attacks and monitor aircraft. Operating in the very high frequency (VHF) range, the radar can track up to 500 objects simultaneously and has a detection range of up to 10,000 kilometers, with a horizon range of 6,000 kilometers and a vertical range of 8,000 kilometers.

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This incident follows reports from Russian Telegram channels on May 26 about a "downed" Ukrainian drone near Orsk, which was speculated to have targeted a military facility. Despite these claims, Russian officials have consistently reported no casualties or significant damage to infrastructure from such incidents.

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