Russia Stories August 5

The Russian army is expecting to receive its first wave of Okhotnik stealth fighter unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) in 2024, according to Yuri Slyusar, the head at United Aircraft Corporation (UAC). The news comes after Slyusar shared the information with President Vladimir Putin.

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Russia Stories June 25

State-run Russian cybersecurity developer Concern Avtomatika JSC is now working on technology to deter drone swarms from flying over oil facilities. The move comes as a direct response to the drones that were used to take out the oil facility in Saudi Arabia, knocking out around 5% of the world’s oil supply.

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Russia Stories May 28

Russia is working on its latest drone, dubbed the ‘Doomsday Drone’, with an impressive range of 10,000km (~6213 miles). Russia is hoping to get the drone into testing in late June and will be launched from a Russian submarine.

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Russia Stories November 4, 2019

Drone photos of the USSR’s nuclear detection system

Check out these amazing drone photos of the USSR’s nuclear detection system. These aerial photos from Arkadiusz Podniesiński, a Polish photographer and filmmaker, not only look amazing but the story behind the photos is quire cool too.

Russia Stories June 26, 2019

New Russian spy drone resembles an owl

Russia unveils a military surveillance drone that resembles an owl spreading its wings. The Russian spy drone was shown at the Defense Ministry’s annual military expo in Moscow on Tuesday. Footage from the ministry’s news channel shows the fixed-wing drone rolling across a grass area right before take-off.

Kalashnikov introduces the next-gen kamikaze drone

The Kalashnikov Group showed its latest surveillance and attacked unmanned aircraft, or next-gen kamikaze drone, that can autonomously locate and destroy targets in the air, on land, and in the water. This so-called “ZALA Lancet” attack drone does not require any ground or sea-based infrastructure to help it locate and engage its targets. Instead, it relies on his own surveillance, navigation and communication systems. The drone can also carry a 3 kg payload to execute precision strikes within a 4 km radius.

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