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Unusual Recon Drone Captured in Ukraine
Recent footage from Ukraine shows a mostly intact Tu-143 Reys reconnaissance drone that was downed by pro-Russia separatists. The Tupolev Tu-143 Reys was a Soviet reconnaissance drone in service with the Soviet Red Army and with a number of its Warsaw Pact and Middle East allies during the late 1970s and 1980s. It contained a reconnaissance pod, that was retrieved after flight, and from which imagery was retrieved. Read more at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tupolev_Tu-143