俄罗斯Okhotnik(猎人)重型攻击无人机完成首飞(英文)

据TASS社2019年8月3日报道,俄罗斯国防部6月2日透露:苏霍伊设计局研制的俄罗斯Okhotnik(猎人)重型攻击无人机 (UCAV)进行了首飞,持续20多分钟,飞机在军用机场周围绕了几圈,高度600米,并顺利着陆。该机采用飞翼空气动力学方案,起飞重量20吨。

Russian heavy strike drone Okhotnik makes first flight

MOSCOW, August 3. /TASS/. Russia’s Okhotnik (Hunter) heavy unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV), developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau, has made the first flight, the Russian Defense Ministry told reporters on Saturday.

“Under the test program, a long-duration flight time UCAV Okhotnik has performed its first flight,” says the press release circulated by the defense ministry. “The first flight took place at 12.20 Moscow time and lasted for over 20 minutes. The aerial vehicle flown by the operator made several circles around the airfield at an altitude of 600 meters and then successfully landed.”

According to the defense ministry, the drone is being tested at a military test airfield.

Okhotnik has a low signature, a flying wing aerodynamic scheme, and a takeoff weight of 20 tons. It is made of composite materials and a radar-absorbing coat. The drone has the most advanced reconnaissance equipment.