Russian United Aircraft Corporation on Tuesday, handed over the first flight prototype of Il-112V light transport aircraft to the flight test station in Voronezh aviation plant.
The aircraft will first undergo the so-called ground-based breaking-in procedures, which will allow the Ilyushin specialists to determine whether the plane is ready for its maiden flight, the company said in a statement Tuesday.
The light military transport aircraft Il-112V is designed for transporting and parachuting of light weaponry and equipment, cargoes and military personnel, as well as for transporting a wide variety of cargoes when operated in commercial service.
It is capable of auto landing approaches to categorized aerodromes (minimum requirement being ICAO category II) and manual landing approaches to aerodromes poorly equipped with, or having no radio technical equipment.
Vietnams license build version of Russias Kh-35 anti-ship cruise missile, KCT-15 will be equipped with Russian GLONASS system. According to Roskosmos agency head Yuri Urlichich, starting in 2023, GLONASS's orbit system will provide high-precision navigation services with six new high-elliptical orbiting satellites,
Russian Helicopters new Mi-38T variant military transport helicopter made its debut flight last week. In the future, during the joint special flight tests, the systems and equipment of the Mi-38T helicopter will be checked for compliance with the requirements of the technical specifications of the Russian Defense Ministry, the company said in a statement Monday
The Ukrainian Navy has accused the Russian forces to have opened fire on a group of its ships in the Black Sea off the coast of the Crimean Peninsula late on Sunday striking two warships before seizing them. Three Ukrainian crew members sustained minor injuries
The Russian Defense Ministry plans to spend $15 million to prolong the life cycle of Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) Topol-M, Voyevoda and UR-100N. ICBM missiles are primarily used for the nuclear warhead delivery and have a minimum range of 5500km
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
Russia and Turkey are working to create an interbank payment system independent of SWIFT for the S-400 anti-air missile system deal between the two countries. Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an economic conference Wednesday that Russia would use the new interbank payment system and not the dollar because US administration used it as a pressure tool
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