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2021, vol. 6, iss. 1, pp. 9-21
The impact of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict in 2020 on the perception of combat drones
University 'Union - Nikola Tesla', Faculty of Engineering Management - FIM, Belgrade, Serbia,
Keywords: UCAV; Nagorno-Karabakh; conflict; SWOT
The use of combat drones has been existing for more than a century. Only in recent years have we witnessed how the evolutionary process with the advancement of technology has turned into a real revolution. The conflict in Nagorno-Karabakh in 2020 was one of the turning points in the application of this disruptive technology for combat purposes. As never before, the mass use of combat drones has not decisively influenced the outcome of a conflict. Due to the importance of the mentioned conflict, an SWOT analysis of the possibility of using combat drones in local conflicts was performed. The conclusions drawn can help both in understanding the outcome of the conflict and in defining the direction in which the further application of these combat systems will progress in the future.
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article language: English
document type: Original Scientific Paper
DOI: 10.5937/SJEM2101009I
accepted: 29/01/2021
published in SCIndeks: 18/05/2021

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