Moscow Aviation Institute university has developed a new model of 'Voron 777-1' electronic warfare helicopter drone.
"The MAI's 'Iskatel' Design Office has created a new model of an unmanned aerial vehicle [UAV] of the 'Voron 777-1' helicopter type,", a Russian defense industry official told Sputnik on Friday.
The electronic warfare system- and weapons-equipped drone has passed the needed tests and is expected to be ready for deliveries to buyers in 2018-2019.
Russian is suspecting that United States is likely to attack Syrian soldiers with the HIMARS multiple rocket systems as Washington has earlier moved the launchers to the al-Tanf military base in Syria from Jordan. However, "the range of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is not enough to support the US-backed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces fighting against the Islamic State terror group in Raqqa," , the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday
Russia's Rostec is expecting to sign a general contract to joinly develop a heavy-lift helicopter with China by end of this year. The development of a heavy-lift helicopter with a take-off weight of 38 tonnes is a respective joint project of Russia and China, Rostec's Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department, Victor Kladov, Rostec's Director for International Cooperation and Regional Policy Department said
Russian first upgraded heavy military transport aircraft Il-76MD-M prototype made its first flight at Ilyushin aviation complex. The flight, which lasted more than six hours, was carried out from LII
The Bangladesh Air Force has inked a contract with Russias Rosoboronexport to buy five Mi-171Sh Military Transport Helicopters at an undisclosed value. The contract signing ceremony was held at Air Headquarters in Dhaka on 12 June 2017
Russia has integrated electronic warfare capabilities into its conventional warfare assets to achieve spectacular results in real battle scenarios such as in Syria, a leading expert on the Kremlins armed forces said Monday. Roger McDermott, a senior research fellow in war studies at Kings College London cited their recent response to a drone swarm attack on a Russian air base and naval facility in Syria, he said, “all were brought down” by conventional air defense or jamming using electronic warfare tools
The Advanced Off-Board Electronic Warfare (AOEW) system, developed by Lockheed Martin, passed Preliminary Design Review on schedule. The AOEW system will provide MH-60 helicopters with enhanced electronic warfare surveillance and countermeasure capabilities against anti-ship missile (ASM) threats
Rosoboronexport has supplied over 250 Sukhoi Su aircraft to the Asia-Pacific countries, indicating rise in demand for the Russian fighter jets. “A number of them are using the Sukhoi Su-30 Flanker jet as the air forces' main fighter aircraft,” the director general of the Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport said Wednesday at the Paris Air Show 2017
Russian military personnel has carried out a launch of a missile interceptor Friday from the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. On Friday, June 16, a joint crew of Russias air and missile defense force and representatives of the manufacturer tested a missile interceptor
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