Exclusive Look At New ‘Killer’ Drone Small Enough To Fit In A Backpack

Exclusive Look At New ‘Killer’ Drone Small Enough To Fit In A Backpack

The Switchblade drone doesn’t launch missiles, but is itself a missile. NBC News’ Ken Dilanian reports from the Utah desert where he saw a demonstration of the so-called “killer” drone being directed to an empty truck before exploding. The technology can also present new risks for both the U.S. and its adversaries, experts say.
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50 Comments

  1. LoomianGaming on June 17, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    Yeah yeah. Where’s the swarm

  2. zombie on June 17, 2022 at 7:20 pm

    "Be advised, hostile hunter killer drone inbound."

  3. ☠ ᒪ𝕠𝓖𝐚𝐧 on June 17, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    with Elons Musks 100mbps satellite internet they can attach this to a train to Russia when there it launches and it can be steered from anywhere.

  4. Dimitri Ledkovsky on June 17, 2022 at 7:25 pm

    Men no longer fight wars. Geeks do.

  5. Glenn Roberts on June 17, 2022 at 7:26 pm

    Anybody see the “one way” drones in the movie Angel Has Fallen? Wow this is real. Brilliant absolutely brilliant! How do you defend yourself? The PERFECT SNIPER!!!!!

  6. IceColdLava on June 17, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    The guy who launched the drone looked like the guy from “They live” or is it just me? He even had the hair cut and the glasses lmao

  7. Master Blaster on June 17, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    It barely did anything to that truck!

  8. Makser6 on June 17, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    make it red and give it a beak and it’s an irl angry bird

  9. Larry Roberts on June 17, 2022 at 7:31 pm

    OK——–… UKRAINE DESPERATELY NEEDS TANKS TO SAVE CIVILIAN LIVES; IF CZECH REPUBLIC AND POLAND CAN SEND A FEW TANKS AND IFV’s TO UKRAINE, AMERICA CAN SEND THE BEST TANK IN THE WORLD, THE M-1A1 AND BRADLEY IFV’s TO UKRAINE IN NUMBERS TO MAKE A DIFFERENCE HELPING STOP PUTIN THUGS MURDERING CIVILIANS NOW! THERE ARE 4,000 M-1A1’s AND SOME 10,000 BRADLEY’S IN AMERICAN DEPOTS GATHERING DUST THAT ARE FAMOUS FOR KILLING RUSSIAN TANKS IN IRAQ. BIDEN MUST SEND 5OO M-1A1 TANKS AND 1500 BRADLEY’s TO UKRAIN NOW TO EQUIPE 50 NEW BATTALION TACTICAL GROUPS ‘BTG’ AS HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of NEW RECRUITS LEAD BY UKRAINE’S BEST RESERVE OFFICERS, FINISH ADVANCED COMBAT TRAINING IN THE COMING WEEKS… IN TIME TO HELP STOP THE COMING MASSIVE RUSSIAN OFFENSIVE AND SAVE TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CIVILIAN LIVES AS WELL AS UKRAINE… BEFORE UKRAINE LOOSES AND WW=3 STARTS THE NEXT TIME PUTIN TRIES TO TAKE THE NEXT NONE NATO COUNTRY ON HIS LIST… M-1A1S CAN BE SENT TO UKRAINE IN A MATTER OF WEEKS USING SOME 300 C-5 AND C-17 TRANSPORTS, AS THE NEW BTG’S TROOPS TRAIN ON BORROWED AMERICAN SIMULATORS LEARNING THE BASICS OF HOW TO MAINTAIN, OPERATE AND FIGHT THE BEST TANKS IN THE WORLD TO SAVE UKRAINE AND TENS OF THOUSANDS OF CIVILIANS FROM BEING MURDERED EACH WEEK.

    K——-… FACT IS, TO MAKE SURE UKRAINE WINS AND STOPS PUTIN FROM TAKING MORE CITIES AND MURDERING CIVILIANS EVER AGAIN, AMERICA MUST SEND A THOUSAND OLD RETIRED M-1A1 TANKS WITH THE CORRESPONDING BRADLEYS AND LONG RANGE COUNTER BATTERY ROCKET ARTILLERY TO EQUIP 100 NEW UKRAINIAN BTG’s. THE AMERICAN EQUIPED BTG’S WITH OTHER NATO COUNTRYS SENDING ENOUGH OLD T-72 TANKS FOR ANOTHER 50 BTG’s ( EACH BTG CONSISTING OF 10 TANKS, 30 IFV’s PLUSS ARTILLERY, SUPPORT EQUIPMENT, AND ABOUT 1,000 TO 1500 TROOPS) UKRAINE COULD PUT TOGETHER SEVERAL HUNDRED NEW BTG’S ALLOWING UKRAINE TO FINALLY MATCH THE NUMBER OF RUSSIAN TANKS (THAT ARE NOW MASSING NEW CONSCRIPS AND RECALLED RESERVES INTO A HUNDRED PLUS NEW BTG’S DRAWING FROM 10,000 RUSSIAN RESERVE TANKS) GIVING UKRAINE A CHANCE TO PREVENT PUTIN FROM TAKING MORE UKRAINE CITIES SAVING HUNDREDS OF THOUSANDS of CIVILIANS FROM BEING MURDERED BY THE GUNS OF PUTIN’S TERROR LACKY TROOPS.

    KK— PLEASE CALL AND WRITE YOUR CONGRESSMAN TO DEMAND AMERICA SEND UKRAINE WHAT IT DESPERATELY NEEDS!!!! —- "M-1A1 TANKS AND BRADLEY AFV’s"

  10. Jimmy Taylor on June 17, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    but its not effective against armored vehicles

  11. Jeff Honeyager on June 17, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    End the Ukrainian war in 15 days…
    License manufacturing of the Switchblade 600 to Tesla
    Mass Produce 150,000 at a Tesla Giga factory
    Have elon add better batteries so they have a range of 100 miles
    Have elon upgrade the communication to use Starlink
    Modify software (easy) so a drone can only fly / detonate only in a geo-fenced area
    Then over a 15 day period – launch 10,000 per day
    Have 10,000 people (all over the world that have played a flight simulator) pilot them into the geo-fenced area and "hit anything that looks like an enemy"
    After the 15 days the war in Ukraine ends.
    Swarm 100 to the Crimean Bridge and take it out

  12. Martin M on June 17, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    Mom dad i know what i want for x mas from santa. A SWITCH BLADE.

  13. Buscat on June 17, 2022 at 7:34 pm

    "It levels the playing field between the US and terrorist groups or rebel groups"

    Only an american could think they are the underdog in need of having the playing field leveled in such a comparison, lmao.

  14. Peter Ratliff on June 17, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    Seems non lethal

  15. CHAMICHYAN on June 17, 2022 at 7:35 pm

    🇦🇲🇦🇲🇦🇲🇦🇲🇦🇲🇦🇲🇦🇲

  16. oohms88 on June 17, 2022 at 7:36 pm

    It’s got a teeny tiny warhead.. looks more like a flashbang minus the flash

  17. Pipebomb on June 17, 2022 at 7:37 pm

    What did you expect…

  18. bubba Tennessee on June 17, 2022 at 7:39 pm

    I can see this thing could destroy a pickup truck. But would it packs enough power to actually hurt a heavy tank ?

  19. Yannas World on June 17, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Putting nets above tanks and artillery will make this bird absolete. It will good for un prepared army.

  20. averageperson on June 17, 2022 at 7:42 pm

    “Be advised, hostile hunter killer drone deployed”

  21. Mohib Modaber on June 17, 2022 at 7:43 pm

    Oh! 1,000s of innocent sweet children been killed by you (US of Terrorists) god is not Blind, soon he will punish you! In this life or the next! Amen

  22. Safire Moss on June 17, 2022 at 7:45 pm

    Don’t agree with new world order well…just watch for these swarming around. 😠

  23. JL on June 17, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    6k, I want 3.

  24. Ryan B on June 17, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    It doesn’t look like they are doing a thing to that truck

  25. Dan Phillips on June 17, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    This looks like something that’d be knocking around in the woods in the hunger games

  26. JAN HAN on June 17, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    US ELECTRIC SUPPLY SYSTEM WEAPON FACTORY TARGET ? T 50 제공호 대량 생산 세계에 판매 ? JAPAN DORA DORA DORA MADE US ALL ATTACK

  27. Popsiclestick27 on June 17, 2022 at 7:49 pm

    They really hated that kei truck

  28. TechTitan UK on June 17, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    Super cheap drones in there 10s of thousands is better than a few 10s of millions of dollars in bigger drones

  29. Shirt Dirt on June 17, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    US bombs 7 children. Totally not a war crime, they deserved it. All the US billionaires also got to keep their yachts as well.

  30. Ari Lehtiniemi on June 17, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    Any RC plane can be made to be a drone "missile".

  31. jaden harris on June 17, 2022 at 7:53 pm

    I cant stop hearing Battotai

  32. Johann Sebastian Bach on June 17, 2022 at 7:53 pm

    Where can I buy one? I need it for school purposes

  33. Stephen Bradshaw on June 17, 2022 at 7:55 pm

    “Oh by the way we killed 10 civilians including a baby last week and now over to Tom for the weather “

  34. alphaphotoandvideo on June 17, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    Where can i get one

  35. Madara Uchia on June 17, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    HUNTER KILLER DRONE DEPLOYED
    btw why does it look like the hunter killer drone in codm

  36. richard Hines on June 17, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    They want the world to end.

  37. petrogaful on June 17, 2022 at 8:00 pm

    Can i ask why US troops are overseas (minute 1:55) ? Is not the purpose of the military to defense own borders? US speak so easy about overseas as it is their own territory

  38. alterhec on June 17, 2022 at 8:01 pm

    More imperial propaganda

  39. Swampy Santa on June 17, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    looks like would it would give someone a headache but live and tell the story about it

  40. Andy Hoang on June 17, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    Why don’t they make it 5 times as big and increase the payload?

  41. Gnosis7 on June 17, 2022 at 8:04 pm

    We’re getting closer to seeing a Black Mirror episode materialize in real life every day!

  42. Valentin Gomez on June 17, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    How much??? 💰

  43. theory816 on June 17, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    This is what the US does. They send weapons instead of humanitarian aid, to an "army" that’s going to lose anyways.

  44. FOOJ FOOJIYAMA on June 17, 2022 at 8:09 pm

    It didn’t do anything to the truck!

  45. Bacon King on June 17, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    As an RC enthusiast that switch blade is a very simple machine. Probly easier to manufacture than a firearm.

  46. EpicThe112 on June 17, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    The question is this if the Ukrainian military get Switchblade Kamikaze Drone the 600 variant with FGM-148 Javelin warhead can a attorney get through the Russian Afghanit APS T-14 T-15 Armata Kurganets 25 Arena APS T-90M command tanks

  47. A E on June 17, 2022 at 8:10 pm

    Is funny how America can not be accountable for killing innocent civilians but when another country does it it has to act and call it war crimes and have to do something about it but yet they can get away with it. I think there’s videos of these in Ukraine not even blowing up missing thier targets

  48. A K on June 17, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    America spends 65% of the tax payers’ money on the military for a reason. And during such times with nations like Russia, Belarus committing genocide in Ukraine, it makes sense to perhaps even increase tax% on the military and defense.

  49. Adam on June 17, 2022 at 8:15 pm

    Cool

  50. bitTorrenter on June 17, 2022 at 8:17 pm

    Now being used in Ukraine

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