03:31 GMT10 August 2020
Listen Live
    Russia
    Get short URL
    0 194
    Subscribe

    The modernization will include on-board radio-electronic systems of the aircraft. Parameters of the antisubmarine complex, the navigation system and the weapons control system will be improved

    Russia’s fleet of Tu-142 antisubmarine aircraft of the Naval Forces will be modernized in the coming four-five years, an aircraft industry source told RIA Novosti on Friday.

    Currently, there are over 20 Tu-142 aircraft in the Russian Armed Forces.

    "The modernization will include on-board radio-electronic systems of the aircraft. Parameters of the antisubmarine complex, the navigation system and the weapons control system will be improved," the source said.

    According to the source, the "Zaslon" research center will play one of the key roles in upgrading the onboard electronic systems of the aircraft. The company has extensive experience modernizing weapons control system for the improvement of aircraft combat capabilities.

    Altogether, there are three companies in charge of the upcoming Tu-142 modernization – the Taganrogsky engineering factory, "Radar-MMS" and "Zaslon".

    Related:

    Russia’s All-New Armata Tank Rolls Over the Competition - Stern
    Russia's MiG-31 Interceptors to Stay in Service Until 2026 - Manufacturer
    Construction of New Missile Ship for Russian Navy to Begin in April
    Tags:
    weapons, military, modernization, Tu-142, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion