Russia's Concern Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) is developing a new on-board defense system (ODS) for the Ilyushin Il-112B military transport aircraft to protect it from all types of missiles that could be designed up to 2025.
"KRET, part of the Rostec group, is working on a new airborne defense system for a new Russian light military transport aircraft Il-112B," the company’s press service said.
Based on the advanced President-S, the new Ilyushin Il-112B aircraft with modified ODS is expected to be delivered to the Russian Army in 2019, according to the statement. The aircraft could be used to deliver cargo close to the front line, where it risks being hit by a missile.
The President-S ODS is designed to protect planes and helicopters from being hit by missiles, air defense and anti-aircraft artillery. The defense system is currently installed on the Ka-52, Mi-28 and Mi-26 helicopters.
Russia's new transport plane Ilyushin Il-76MD-90A that is capable of carrying paratroopers and Special Operations troops deep into the enemys rear undetected, is ready for use. The modernized version of the Il-76MD is equipped with onboard electronics that enables it to fly just meters above the ground at night and in heavy fog,
Russian Ilyushin has suspended the co-development program with India to build Il-214 medium airlifter under the MTA program and has resumed the development at its own expense. "The Ilyushin Aviation complex is developing the future medium airlifter for the Russian Aerospace Force at its own expense
Russian Technodinamika has bagged a contract to supply nine auxiliary power units (APUs) for the Indian Air Force (IAFs) Ilyushin-76 (IL-76) fleet. According to the terms of the tender, Technodinamika will supply 9 auxiliary power units for the IL-76 aircraft and its modifications owned by the Indian Air Force
Russian Technodinamika (a Rostec company) will open maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) center for Russian-made Antonov and Ilyushin transport aircraft and Mi series helicopters in India
Russia's Ilyushin Il-112 military transport aircraft, which will replace Antonov An-26, is scheduled to make Its maiden flight in 2017. The light aircraft's mass production is expected to be launched in 2019, Sputnik reported Thursday
The Russian Ilyushin Il-112V military transport aircraft which performed its first flight on Saturday is targeting the replacement market for the An-32 class of aircraft, one of the most popular transport planes of the Soviet Era. "An Il-112V light military transport aircraft performed its maiden flight successfully," the press service said as quoted by TASS
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