Russian Heavy Drones to Go into Production in 2017-18
Russian drones of heavy class will go into production and will be purchased by the military department since the year 2017-2018. This was stated to ITAR-TASS by the Deputy Chairman of the Military Industrial Commission under the Government of the Russian Federation Oleg Bochkarev.
“Robots present in state defense order, there are a lot of orders for drones: there are light, medium, even heavy and stroke type. Now while there is development work, since the year 2017-2018 it is planned the supply of serial drones to the Armed Forces,” Bochkarev said.
According to him, the strategy and development plans in this area are now “more or less defined”. The situation is worse, the deputy chairman of the military-industrial complex marked, with the land and sea robots. “There is no such a breakthrough, as in UAVs,” he said.