US Donates 2 Drones to Bulgaria

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Bulgaria: US Donates 2 Drones to Bulgaria The smal unmanned planes can be used for tracking down the enemy. Photo by

The United States government has donated two unmanned aerial vehicles "RQ-11 Raven" to the Bulgarian Army.

The total price of the drones amounts to USD 3 M, the daily Trud reported. Their primary purpose is for surveillance, but a weapon can also be mounted on them.

Similar vehicles were used by the US Army to track down high-profile terrorists, including Osama bin Laden.

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Vladimir K. - 15 May 2014 // 14:10:48

That drone looks small and indefenceless. Nothing to worry about.

Thenonymous - 15 May 2014 // 12:54:23

A small gypsy with a pocketful of stones.

mavro from australia - 15 May 2014 // 01:26:39

What a toy. What sort of a weapon could go on that.

Rat - 14 May 2014 // 21:13:35

They cost $35,000 each. Where is the 3 million USD number coming from?

Philippe - 14 May 2014 // 18:55:59

is this a joke?

Optimistic - 14 May 2014 // 17:47:28

So did they get them from the rc shop that advertises on the forum?

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