Ukraine's Crowdfunded Military Drone

Crowd-funding campaigns can raise money for some pretty wacky projects, such as asteroid defense or images of brains on LSD. But rarely do you hear of campaigns raising funds for military equipment. Enter the People’s Project, a volunteer-led organization based in Ukraine that has a section currently raising funds for a military drone.

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50 Comments

  1. Europe Armed Forces on July 30, 2020 at 9:03 am

    EU civilians for tired of EU
    while Ukrainians donate to fellow strangers to say NO to the Kremlin

  2. ironrazma25 on July 30, 2020 at 9:03 am

    i like when us government is giving money to overthrown governments in ex ussr countrys, I ALSO LIKE HOW MOST AMERICANS DONT LIKE RUSSIA , WHEN THEY INVADED WITHOUT ANY INTERNATIONAL SUPPORT IN 5 independent country, read some CIA OPEN FILES ABOUT ,ALL OVERTHROWN GOVERNMENTS ALL ACROSS WORLD FOR ABOUT 50 years…

  3. SoCalFreelance on July 30, 2020 at 9:04 am

    Looks like they are using a Mugin 3m UAV V tail Platform

  4. Russia1117 on July 30, 2020 at 9:05 am

    Again I hear that people are still believing that Russia is fighting Ukraine. give the proper proof. where is the Russian air force, where are the Tiger armors cars, btr-82a, bmp-2/3, bmd-2/3, navy, cruise missiles? that are also used against ISIS and many other military vehicles that Russia uses.

  5. TEST &TRY on July 30, 2020 at 9:08 am

    well that thing is just a rc airplane and it cost 35K???i smell a rat

  6. Dato Khatchapuridze on July 30, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Ukrainian are very good in Technology and Ukraine was last century very strong industrialised country of World!!!!
    i believe if they can connsolid together, they can win War and be a one of the stronger Country of World !!! Respect <3

  7. Paul Copeland on July 30, 2020 at 9:09 am

    SLAVA UKRAINE. Russia go home!!!!

  8. OD YAHOO on July 30, 2020 at 9:09 am

    Im feel blessed to be part of a country like the USA. Our predator drone is so advanced, stealthy, and gps missle equipped. These people are working with hobby drones that don’t have a high altitude and are loud. Really shows you how the rest of the world has yet to catch up.

  9. UNAST'S GUIDE on July 30, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Hi, can any one help me with the body material components of this drone and the navigation system

  10. Victor Weikum on July 30, 2020 at 9:12 am

    Bomb yourselves out, shitheads! Glory to Donetsk!

  11. Boris Shuplecov on July 30, 2020 at 9:13 am

    Ukrainian president is a betrayal. Look what shape Ukraine is in ? Due to Russia ? No, due to enormous corruption going on left and right.

  12. Kevin Quinn on July 30, 2020 at 9:16 am

    The OSCE complains that its drones are being fired at by ‘the russians’. Then they make the mistake of noting that ‘an other’ drone was also being fired at . https://www.osce.org/special-monitoring-mission-to-ukraine/384642

  13. Jordi van Selm on July 30, 2020 at 9:17 am

    Looks like Christian is suffering from the temperature..

  14. Selpyilgen on July 30, 2020 at 9:18 am

    "Russian troops in Ukraine"  "Ukraine is fighting Russian backed separatists"  
    >Separatists
    >Russian troops
    Pick one.

    You can’t even be consistent in your own propaganda, you imperialist pigs.

  15. wont tell on July 30, 2020 at 9:20 am

    Did he just admit at 2:35 that Ukraine was (will be) violating the Minsk agreement?

  16. Mucus Drizzle on July 30, 2020 at 9:21 am

    UAV inbound.

  17. sok8888 on July 30, 2020 at 9:22 am

    Ukrainian soldiers are fighting the war further and further from the front line. Long distance war, eh. Soon they will fight using only UAV like the Americans in Afghanistan.

  18. phuktard on July 30, 2020 at 9:24 am

    How about crowdfunded drones for the Taliban, the Huties in Yemen, Hamas in Gaza?  Great idea and I personally hope that it goes viral.

  19. Grespino 1 on July 30, 2020 at 9:25 am

    8:18 eyyyyy I see a taranis

  20. Dutchhero2 on July 30, 2020 at 9:25 am

    Utmost respect to the company designing and building the drones and also the guys and gals on the frontline.
    You show a remarkable spirit.
    Best regards from the Netherlands!

  21. Taras O on July 30, 2020 at 9:26 am

    If anyone is interested, check out Drone Delivery Canada who have been doing some amazing things the last few years!

  22. DWade FPV on July 30, 2020 at 9:26 am

    I dont know if I would trust a bomb carrying drone with Hobby King parts lol

  23. Scias on July 30, 2020 at 9:28 am

    They should research nuclear UAVs

  24. OG Isaac on July 30, 2020 at 9:29 am

    Glory to Ukraine

  25. cool cat on July 30, 2020 at 9:29 am

    i just want to cry seeing ukrainians and russians fighting each other because of some filthy western forces/warlords/oligarchs playing with ordinary people and their lives! ukrainians and russians share the same history, the same dna, and now they were pushed into a war! everything is done to spread systematically hate (especially) russphobia, and old cold war rethorik throu media propaganda just to take advantage of ukraines resources and geopolitical potential. most people really dont realize what this shit is really about, they are just feeded by hate, hate, hate making it damn hard to stay focused and clear in mind. FUCK YOU! slaves should hold together. peace from poland

  26. Oskars Vanags on July 30, 2020 at 9:29 am

    1:12 looks like underpeans on the drone wtf ukraine! culture yes, you don’t have culture !

  27. Roland Lawrence on July 30, 2020 at 9:30 am

    how are they not getting government funding? i mean the amount of money nato countries are giving ukraine for military assistance… where is it going? nice to see that the PD-1 was a success though. its developed rather a lot since this 2015 story!

  28. Salam Ahmed on July 30, 2020 at 9:32 am

    Drone to kill innocent men and women east and south of Ukraine by the same government said: "we will make their(the rebels) children pay highest/greatest price" – Petro Poroshenko

  29. CummiBear 69 on July 30, 2020 at 9:33 am

    You can buy those from china on aliexpress

  30. Omar Blackwood on July 30, 2020 at 9:36 am

    KEE EV. Not KEEV. ffs.

  31. Jordan McKinney on July 30, 2020 at 9:37 am

    It’s a freaking rc plane.

  32. soulvagabond on July 30, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Prejudiced journalism at it’s best!

  33. Leoš Tomíček on July 30, 2020 at 9:40 am

    The Ukrainians are some of the poorest people in Europe, they should be crowd funding a fight against poverty.

  34. b4blue on July 30, 2020 at 9:40 am

    US poured so much money into war in Ukraine and you’re telling me these guys needed crowdfunding? BS. Nice try though.

  35. joe biden on July 30, 2020 at 9:40 am

    Why American are all liars on government help living in privatization.

  36. Lesya Rusyak on July 30, 2020 at 9:42 am

    … спасиба разработчикам за помощь ВСУ

  37. Илья Найдов on July 30, 2020 at 9:42 am

    Наш президент Путин будет казнён!.. Слава Украине!..

  38. Dilandau88 on July 30, 2020 at 9:44 am

    That country is fucked if they need to have random civilians crowd fund their military assets.

  39. Tony Tng on July 30, 2020 at 9:44 am

    LOL wtf?!?! the drone’s design is almost identical to my drone’s design during my university days

  40. Philip Rada on July 30, 2020 at 9:45 am

    man are they trying to copy VICE NEWS or what

  41. Max Zak on July 30, 2020 at 9:46 am

    The Antonov have some serious projects for true drones but who knows when we will see them

  42. Aero FPV on July 30, 2020 at 9:50 am

    Hope all is working out for you guys. Any new updates?

  43. Courage dog on July 30, 2020 at 9:51 am

    RF are terrorists and Ukraine are protecting them selves. But EU still have contracts with Putler. Just think.(

  44. ron hat on July 30, 2020 at 9:51 am

    Hey Ukraine, maybe you should have Victoria Nuland for your president! At least she knows how to cuss. You people are a bunch of American puppets.

  45. Powder Wig Wooden Teeth MF on July 30, 2020 at 9:52 am

    Do your research people. There’s a lot of lies about Ukraine. Learn about the Bandera Nazis in Ukraine and how it all started

  46. Ahmed Lotfy on July 30, 2020 at 9:52 am

    its nice to have your dog with you at war

  47. killersushi99 on July 30, 2020 at 9:57 am

    $35K for a drone…Here in US it costs $182345604835704984368756610483576.03

  48. XeNon on July 30, 2020 at 9:59 am

    Лайк, если из Украины.

  49. ⵉⵜⵔⵓⵏⴰⵓⵜ on July 30, 2020 at 9:59 am

    The Russians can finish this entire party with a single Topol-M.

  50. OES Motorsport on July 30, 2020 at 10:00 am

    Ukraine crowdfunding.. i wish to see that… 😂😂😂😂😂 I think it was more like crowd money stealing by a highly corrupted government which basically doesnt exsist in my opinion 😂

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