Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence announced that two tactical UAV of Armenian were downed.
Azerbaijani Ministry of Defence stated that on 21.07.2020 at 00:30, Armenia started reconnaissance flight over Azerbaijan Army, and that the Armenian tactical UAVs tried to make a reconnaissance flight over the Azerbaijan-Armenia border at 08.45. Both Armenian tactical UAVs were detected and destroyed by Azerbaijani Air Defence Force.
X-55 UAV was downed in the previous days.
While clashes between Azerbaijan and Armenia continue in the Tovuz region, Azerbaijan Ministry of Defence announced that Armenian UAVs were downed. Ministry stated that X-55t-type UAV was detected and downed immediately while trying to make a reconnaissance flight over units of Azerbaijan Army.
Azerbaijan downed X-55 type UAV of Armenia in Karabagh region in 2018.
UAVs are actively used n clashes between the two sides. Besides reconnaissance flights in the region, UAVs are used as “kamikaze” for the purpose of attacking targets.
Tests of X-55 with internal combustion engine started in April 2014. It was reported that with a wingspan of 2.62 meters, the UAV has a maximum take-off weight of 50 kg and it can reach a maximum speed of 130 km/h.