The ZALA Lancet drone has played a significant role in the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. This unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) has been deployed by the Russian military to gather intelligence, conduct reconnaissance missions, and support ground operations. Its also pretty good at hitting things,
Reuters are pointing a finger at it.
Lancet made its first appearance in the Ukrainian conflict in 2014 when Russia annexed Crimea and tensions escalated in eastern Ukraine. Russian forces, both regular and irregular, began deploying Lancet to monitor Ukrainian military movements and gather intelligence on their positions.
Paris 2023 was all about UAM in our world, I think Farnborough 2024 will be about loitering munitions.