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Kyiv will host an exhibition of art objects called “Weapon Transformation” during the “Stadium of Culture” charity festival on July 8-9
The Weapon Transformation project is an initiative that has involved more than 80 artists from all over Ukraine. Its goal is to transform spent weapons, including tubes and shell casings, into art objects. One of the project’s main priorities is to draw attention to the war in Ukraine and raise funds to support the army and rebuild the country. Over the six months since the project started, the sale of art objects has already raised more than 400 thousand UAH for the army’s needs.
Journalists will have the opportunity to talk to the artists.
Despite the war and russia’s shelling, the Museum of Strategic Missile Forces remains open in Pervomaisk, Mykolaiv oblast, which has no analogues in Europe. The museum was created at the site of the combat position of the rocket regiment of the 46th Rocket Division of the Strategic Rocket Forces. The underground command post and one of the missile shafts still remain intact. In total, the museum collected almost 24,000 exhibits. In particular, the museum exhibits missiles with which russia is currently destroying Ukrainian territory.
Residents of Lviv can get their hands on the anti-tank weapons that the Ukrainian military uses to counter the aggressor. “Weapons of Victory” educational and interactive exhibition was opened in LЕM Station space. Visitors can hold NLAW, Javelin and about 30 more samples of used anti-tank weapons in their hands. There are screens that demonstrate the exhibits in use at the front. In addition, visitors can learn how to use various types of weapons on an interactive VR simulator.
The exhibition will last until December 30. At the closing, a charity auction will be held to sell used trophy weapons, items of military equipment and other unique items from the front line. The funds collected at the exhibition are planned to be used for the purchase of a training facility with augmented reality technology to hone the skills of using weapons.
A scrapyard of russian shells used to attack the city since February 24 was created in Kharkiv. There are thousands of remnants of “Grad,” “Uragan,” “Smerch” and “Tornado-S” at the landfill. All ammunition remains at “scrapyards” are safe. They are kept in order to have an evidence base of crimes committed by the russian federation in Kharkiv.
In peacetime, Pavlo Kashchuk was an expert on the automobile market and the host of a popular YouTube channel about cars. However, in 2014, he also became a volunteer and devoted a significant part of his time to strengthening Ukraine’s Armed Forces. Currently, Pavlo is researching the military equipment used by russia to attack us, he has thoroughly studied Iranian drones and helps the Ukrainian military train to shoot them down.
In early October, the Security Service of Ukraine published a video that went viral. In this video, Ukrainian Special Forces in Zaporizhia are shooting down the russian Ka-52 attack helicopter, also known as “Alligator”, using the “Igla” MANPADS developed back in the 70s. In addition to the “Igla”, several other valuable lots are being raffled off at the auction. And all the proceeds will go to the purchase of drones for the same unit that shot down the enemy helicopter with MANPADS.
On October 27, at 10:00 AM, Kharkiv will host a demonstration and a handover of “Kazhan” (Bat) combat drones, which were purchased at the expense of Kharkiv residents. The cost of 3 drones is UAH 1.7 million, each of them is capable of lifting about 20 kilograms of cargo.
The demonstration for the journalists will show how drones rise into the air. It will be possible to get comments from the military about the application of the drones.
A landfill of russian projectiles used by invaders to fire at the city since February 24 has appeared in Kharkiv. The landfill contains thousands of remnants: they are “Grads”, “Uragans”, “Smerches” and “Tornadoes-S”. All remnants of ammunition in “landfills” are safe. They are kept to have an evidence base of crimes committed by rf in Kharkiv.
Totally, as of October 20, more than 1,500 civilians, including 76 children, have been killed in the Kharkiv region since the beginning of full-scale war of rf in Ukraine.
On Tuesday, August 2, the following reconnaissance UAV will be presented for the first time at a location in Kyiv:
- 2 Fly Eye 3.0 UAVs, which is one of the best NATO-type reconnaissance UAVs used by Polish special forces.
- 30 DJI Matrice 300 UAVs equipped with AI technology and thermal imaging that can focus on targets and identify potential dangers.
- 30 consumer drones donated by people from all over the world as part of the “Army of Drones” project, 10 of which are toy drones for children.
- 1 Raybird Skyeton drone and 1 Ukrainian-made SKIF UAV.
Immediately after the presentation, the drones will be sent to the frontlines.
At the presentation, journalists will be able to talk with Mykhailo Fedorov, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Digital Transformation of Ukraine, and Yurii Shchyhol, Head of the State Service of Special Communications and Information Protection of Ukraine.
Every day, Ukroboronprom state-owned military enterprise receives inquiries from scientists and startups that offer their developments and inventions to strengthen the Armed Forces of Ukraine. Ukroboronprom and the Ukrainian Startup Fund, together with the government, will provide grants of up to USD 35,000 for dual-use projects. They say they should either help increase the country’s defense capabilities or its rapid post-war reconstruction. In particular, they are ready to finance cybersecurity.