Overview of kamikaze drones Geran-2 of Russia, launches. Rare footage of the night launch of Russian kamikaze drones "Geran-2" has been published. As you know, the Geran-2 drone is a modernized Iranian Shahed-136 drone. A drone weighing 200 kilograms is launched from a catapult using a solid-fuel booster at a distance of up to 2000 kilometers. The mass of the warhead of the drone is 50 kilograms, the flight altitude is up to 4000 meters. The drone is equipped with a 50 hp engine. and develops a speed of up to 180 km / h with a flight duration of up to 12 hours. The drone has a small thermal footprint and is difficult to detect by radar due to the plastic body and wooden propeller, as well as the low flight altitude of 60 meters. At a short range, "Geran-2" is controlled like a conventional UAV. At long distances by GPS or GLONASS coordinates. The approximate price of the Geranium-2 drone is 50 thousand dollars.