DJI Mavic 3 spots four Russian tanks in trouble in gully in Ukraine

This video, seemingly shot with a DJI Mavic 3, shows four Russian tanks in a precarious position in a gully in . One of the Russian tanks flipped over and caught fire, causing the nearby brush to burn.

Update: “A Russian armoured group in Kharkiv Oblast recently taken out by the Ukrainian 93rd Mechanized Brigade,” according to Blue Sauron.

The is widely used by both the Russian invaders and the Ukrainian Defense Forces.

The reliability of the DJI Mavic 3, in combination with the extended range, long flight time, and powerful zoom capabilities, makes it a very valuable drone during the war.

Dji Mavic 3 Spots Four Russian Tanks In Trouble In Gully In Ukraine

DJI Mavic 3 records Russian tanks in trouble

The video shows that the drone is flown with the basic DJI RC-N1 remote controller in combination with a smartphone.

The DJI Mavic 3 flies in sport mode at an altitude of 260 meters (853 feet) and at a ‘safe' distance of about 3 miles from the drone operator. The camera is digitally zoomed in 12.7 times.

As you can see on the smartphone display, the drone has no GPS connection during the flight in an effort to evade detection by the Russian military. The video was shared on Twitter by OSINTtechnical.

Let us know in the comments below, what you think of the use of off-the-shelf, consumer DJI drones in the war.

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Haye Kesteloo
Haye Kesteloo

Haye Kesteloo is the Editor in Chief and Founder of, where he covers all drone-related news, DJI rumors and writes drone reviews, and, for all news related to electric vehicles. He is also a co-host of the PiXL Drone Show on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Haye can be reached at haye @ or @hayekesteloo.

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