Conflict Arms Research has issued a report saying that its investigators physically documented a number of UAV in Ukraine in November 2022 and are conducting a detailed dissection of their design characteristics and key components, comparing them with CAR’s previous documentations of similar technology used in conflicts in the Middle East.  It confirms that the UAV originate in Iran, and that they include many recently manufactured components produced by companies mostly based in the US, which raises important questions regarding the effectiveness of existing sanction regimes.



Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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