Russia developing carrier-based drones, will get 100 new Navy aircraft by 2020 – military

Russia developing carrier-based drones, will get 100 new Navy aircraft by 2020 – military

The RT.com wrote the following article on January 2, 2017.

A variety of ship-based unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) are currently being developed for the Russian Navy’s naval aviation division, Major General Igor Kozhin said on Monday.

“One of the prospective directions for specialists of leading design bureaus is research and design aimed at creating an unmanned ship-based aircraft,” the navy’s aviation chief told reporters, without giving away any specific details.

The introduction of the drones is part of an overall modernization of the navy’s aerial fleet, which is also set to swap some of its older aircraft for newer models.

Read the full article here: https://www.rt.com/news/372486-russia-navy-drones-ships-planes/

 

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