Project Replicator’s Switchblade Problem

While the revolutionary Switchblade 300 worked well in Afghanistan against insurgents, the Ukraine conflict has shown that modern warfare requires a very special type of drone

st ANGLICO trains with UAS The Switchblade 300 kamikaze drone is only 61 centimeters long and weighs only 2.7 kilograms when packed inside its portable launch tube. Russia’s Lancet drone is larger and less portable, but its larger shaped-charge warhead is designed to defeat tank armor. U.S. Marine Corps Photo by Lance Cpl. Tyler Forti