Ukraine asks DJI to make country ‘no-fly’ zone for Russian-operated drones


DJI makes some of the best drones, but some of what makes them so popular for peacetime activities — ease of use, long flight times, and excellent cameras — also makes them useful for military operations, which is why the Ukrainian government has asked the company to create a ‘no-fly’ zone for its drones in Ukrainian airspace. 

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In a tweet directed at DJI, Mykhallo Federov, the Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine and Minister of Digital Transformation of Ukraine, posted an open letter to the company, stating that the Russian military was using DJI products to “navigate their missile[s] to kill civilians” in its invasion of Ukraine.