Kalashnikov enters battle of the drones with fleet of commercial and military UAVs

Kalashnikov drone

Russia’s largest maker of guns and weapons, Kalashnikov, will be soon manufacture unmanned aircrafts. The company will offer full range of services – from production to maintenance and repair – starting from the summer of 2018.

Kalashnikov, known as the maker of one of the most widely-used machine guns of all time, the AK-47, has been widening its reach into automated weapons, with the company unveiling a number of artificial intelligence (AI) powered guns. In recent months, the company has also showcased electric bikes and even flying cars. Russian news agency Tass reports that Kalashnikov is now planning build a manufacturing unit for drones.

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