Small drones could be sidestepping Russian air defences - military expert

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It's surprising to many that drones can potentially make their way from Ukrainian territory to Moscow, which sits 300 miles (483 km) behind the Russian border, says Professor Justin Bronk, a fellow at the Royal United Services Institute. Bronk says the use of small drones in warfare means these UAVs (unmanned aerial vehicles) are low-powered and have low fuel consumption engines, which means they can travel far, but slowly, with a light payload - sometimes travelling hundreds or thousands of kilometres.