The Kalashnikov Group together with Rosoboronexport, is ready to start promoting the KUB UAV on the international market, including during intergovernmental commissions and international exhibitions. It should be noted that this drone already has a successful experience of combat use, confirmed in real conditions. The KUB-E kamikaze drone was developed by ZALA Aero (part of the Kalashnikov Group). There are practically no drones with similar weight and size on the world market. The KUB-E guided munitions system (kamikaze drone) has received export permit form Russian authorities making it possible to promote this product abroad.
KUBs can be used to strike at infrastructure facilities, enemy manpower, as well as lightly armored targets. The KUB operates silently and reaches speeds of up to 130 km / h thanks to its electric power plant and can spend up to 30 minutes in flight. It can also be used as part of a swarm. The dimensions of the KUB-E are 1210x950x165 mm, while it can carry a payload of up to 3 kg. During the first public display of the at the IDEX-2019 international exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the drone received significant interest from international military delegations visiting the event.
The key advantages of the KUB kamikaze drone system are:
Simple to operate
ZALA Aero Group (also called A-Level Aerosystems) is a company specialising in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) development, located in Izhevsk, Russia. ZALA Aero has provided UAV systems for several sectors of the Russian government, including the Ministry of Defence, and has also won contracts to supply UAVs to foreign countries. ZALA Aero designs and produces unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV), as well as providing after-sale maintenance for their systems. The company’s in-house design and production projects include a variety of systems related to UAV design, manufacture and operation, including autopilots, airframes, mechanical and pneumatic catapults, launchers, payloads and communication technologies. ZALA Aero is also the only company in Russia currently producing unmanned helicopters, portable anti-drone EW systems and a VTOL drone. The company is located in Izhevsk, Russia.