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Ukrainian volunteers develop unmanned tank

Volunteers from Ukraine raise money for the development of the First People's Tank, a remote-control machine capable to destruct an enemy.

Ukrainian volunteers develop unmanned tank

The purpose of the project is creation of a compact combat platform, which is driven remotely and designed to install different types of light weapons.

The First People's Tank is designed for destruction of an enemy manpower and engineering structures, patrolling, intelligence, border control and minefield clearance.

The basic vehicle will be a small remote-controlled body with treads and cameras, about half the height of a person and longer than it is tall. The system made for this tank can also be used to operate a fixedremote-controlled weapon turret, Popular Science informs.

The initiative is currently 73 percent of the way toward raising the $8,000 needed to complete the machine.