Washington gifts AeroVironment drones to Uzbekistan to keep tabs on Taliban

A soldier launches an AeroVironment drone.
A soldier launches an AeroVironment drone. © Facebook AeroVironment
Uzbekistan has been subject to increased attention from the Pentagon in recent months, in a bid to keep a closer eye on the Taliban in Afghanistan, its southern neighbour. A fleet of AeroVironment mini-drones will be winging its way to the country later this year. [...] (340 words)
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