Russian Air Force Received New Aircraft Surveillance System “Open Skies”
United Instrument Corporation has completed the transfer to Air Force Russian aviation of components for observation system for inspections under the international agreement on Open Skies, Deputy CEO Sergei Skokov reported.
The system of “Open Skies” was created in the framework of an international agreement on Open Skies, the participants of which are today more than 30 countries, including Russia. The agreement is designed to build confidence between the two countries through the mechanisms of control over military activities and weapons. The document establishes a regime of open skies and provides the possibility to make observation flights over the territories of the member countries of the treaty.
The aircraft surveillance system “Open Skies” created by the concern “Vega” in cooperation with enterprises of UAC was fully transferred to the Russian Air Force and is ready for use,” Skokov said.