Photo from Defense Ministry's press service

"According to available data, specialists of the 924th State Center of Unmanned Aviation of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation stationed in Lipetsk have arrived in the occupied territory [Donbas]," defense ministry spokesman for Anti-Terrorist Operation issues Andriy Lysenko has said at a briefing on Monday, September 25.

Read alsoRussia loses another UAV in Donbas (Photos)This is due to an increase in failures of Russian UAVs during performing tasks. It is also assumed that new prototypes of such equipment are being tested now, he said.

As was reported earlier, the Russian Orlan-type drone crashed in Donetsk region in the middle of September 2017.