Rostec has unveiled a new drones and guidance systems of weapons for them

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Rostec has unveiled a new drones and guidance systems of weapons for them

Currently the use of drones for military purposes is increasingly used. Not far behind in this area and domestic experts, recently introduced the military drones are a completely new type, as well as the guidance system of the weapon for aircraft of any class.

Currently developing 2 aircraft: "summer lightning" and "Orion". The first is created by the design Bureau Simonov. "Summer lightning" refers to medium-range UAVs. The drone can reach the speed of 800 kilometers per hour and carry a payload of up to 250 pounds. "Orion" is currently in the testing phase, and it belongs to the class of heavy attack drones. A distinctive feature of Orion is its full of carbon fiber trim. It is the task of the device is included reconnaissance from the air. Heavy aircraft can climb to a height of 8000 meters and is able to stay aloft for 60 hours. The maximum claimed speed of 250 kilometers per hour. As for weapons systems, according to the General Director of the concern «radio-Electronic technology», part of state Corporation «rostec», Vladimir Mikheev

"we Have to attack drone, there are a number of systems weapons control and guidance systems. There are several types of devices that can be put on attack drones of various classes. The devices are compact, weigh no more than 2kg and ready to tackle the task of restoring any weapons."

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