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Putin's super drone: the first video is not convincing at all

2023-03-24T12:31:09.023Z


Russia has some catching up to do in drone production. A new drone should make the start. The first videos are not convincing so far.


Russia has some catching up to do in drone production.

A new drone should make the start.

The first videos are not convincing so far.

Moscow - It's hard to imagine modern warfare without them: unmanned drones.

In the Ukraine war, Russia has increasingly resorted to systems from Iran in the past.

Now Vladimir Putin wants to provide drones of his own production for his army.

"I am sure that in the near future we will have a whole family of drones (Russian-made - ed.)," Deputy Chairman of the Security Council Dmitry Medvedev announced on Thursday (March 23) to the state news agency

Tass

.

Drones in Russia: Moscow also wants to be able to attack unmanned underwater

Earlier, Russia announced that it had "developed a long-range, artificial intelligence-based thermal imaging reconnaissance system" with a drone at its heart.

But not only in the sky does Russia want to gain an advantage through unmanned systems.

  • Tramp drone at a glance:

  • Range:

    600 kilometers

  • Speed:

    195 km/h

  • Transport possibility:

    250 kilograms

  • Volume of the cargo space:

    2650 liters

  • Source:

    Ria Novosti

In January ,

Tass

reported that the Russian Federation had started production of Poseidon nuclear-powered underwater drones.

A recently published video shows a newly developed transport drone for the first time.

The photos were published by the Russian agency

Ria Novosti.

Video shows new drone: flying object differs from conventional drones

The video shows the drone, which looks more like a small propeller plane, taxiing down a snowy runway.

According to

Ria Novosti

, the drone should be able to transport 250 kg of cargo in its 2650 liter cargo space.

Parachute jumps should also be possible from the flying object.

The drone should complete the first flights in April, as

Ria Novosti

writes.

With a speed of up to 195 km/h, it should be able to fly up to 600 kilometers.

According to the information, your flight altitude is only three kilometers.

Russia relies on drones: the first tests of the Tramp drone are already underway

On board the drone are radar, optical, cartographic and other surveillance equipment.

The first tests with the drone are currently to be carried out, but so far only on the runway, as the news agency reports.

"So far (will) conduct a series of runs without leaving the track to refine the calculated parameters,"

Ria Novosti

quoted a defense industry source as saying.

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Putin's new drone: It's more reminiscent of an airplane.

© Screenshot Ria Novosti

A modular structure should enable repairs to be made to the flying object quickly.

A main focus of the drone, which can be used for civil or military purposes, is to carry out tasks with minimal costs, as

Ria Novosti

writes.

(Lucas Maier)

As a deterrent, Poland deployed its HIMARS missiles right on the border with Russia.

Rubric list image: © Screenshot Ria Novosti

Source: merkur

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