Listen Live
    July 10, 2017. Russian President Vladimir Putin looks at Rostec Corporation's display during the 8th Innoprom International Industrial Trade Fair at the Yekaterinburg Expo International Exhibition Center.

    New Russian Helicopter-Type UAV With Arctic Modification Revealed

    © Sputnik / Ramil Sitdikov
    Tech
    Get short URL
    1240
    Subscribe

    The Russian Helicopters company, part of the Rostec state corporation, presented a new unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) at the International Industrial Trade Fair INNOPROM-2017, the company’s press service said Monday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — It is also noted that the complex is planned to be produced in two versions: Arctic Supervision with side-viewing radar for ice reconnaissance and exploitation under the Arctic conditions, as well as Sky Supervision with extended flight range for remote sensing and monitoring.

    "In the booth of the holding, the model of the multipurpose complex on the basis of the helicopter-type unmanned aerial vehicle VRT-300 developed by ‘RH-Technologies’ is presented. Currently the complex is undergoing ground tests, its flight testing and certification are scheduled for 2018-2019. Takeoff weight of the UAV is up to 300 kilograms [660 pounds]."

    Russian Helicopters within the framework of a unified display of Rostec also presented Mi-26T2, Ansat and multirole Mi-171A2 helicopter models, the last — in offshore version, whose project is at the stage of conceptual design.

    INNOPROM is an international industrial exhibition held annually in Yekaterinburg since 2010. In 2017, the Russian city hosts the international event for the 8th time on July 10-13 with more than 95 delegations set to attend, according to the organizers.

    Related:

    Iron Man, 'UAVs Charmer' and Other New Weapons Unveiled in Russia in 2016
    Syrian Campaign Shows Future Belongs to Robots, UAVs – Russian Deputy PM
    Russia to Start Mass Production of Korsar Surveillance UAVs in 2017
    Tags:
    UAV, VRT-300 drone, INNOPROM, Russia
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik