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Footage of the combat operation of the Orlan-10 UAV was shown by the Russian Defense Ministry. The Orlan-10 UAV began to be delivered to the troops in 2010 and by now is the most massive UAV of the Russian army used in Ukraine. The Orlan-10 has a mass of 14 kg and is capable of carrying up to 4 high-explosive shells. In various configurations, UAVs can conduct surveillance in the optical and infrared range. Orlan‑10 is capable of automatically detecting the positions of switched-on GSM phones, VHF communication stations, operating radars. And the compact electronic warfare systems on board allow this device to jam GSM communications and disrupt the operation of GPS receivers.. One of the main features of the Orlan‑10 UAV is integration with the Msta ACS, it was these drones that provided laser illumination of targets for the Krasnopol corrected projectiles fired by the Msta‑S artillery installations. The device is collapsible and fits into a container. The UAV is equipped with a gasoline engine, with which it develops speeds up to 130-150 km / h. The duration of the flight is 15-16 hours . The launch of the UAV is carried out from the catapult installation. The flight takes place automatically according to a pre-programmed program or under the control of an operator. Landing is performed using a parachute and a balloon under the bottom. Flight range, 600 kilometers, range 120. The price of the Orlan-10 UAV is from 87,000 to 120,000 dollars.

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