The defense Ministry called the number of UAVs in the armed forces

Over 1,9 thousand unmanned aerial vehicles are currently operated in the Russian Armed Forces, the newspaper leads Make a star a message from the head of the Directorate for Construction and Development of the UAV Application System of the General Staff of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation Major General Alexander Novikov.

The defense Ministry called the number of UAVs in the armed forces

To date, military units and unmanned units have been created in the armed forces aviationsaid Novikov. All of them became part of special troops of types and arms.

According to him, unmanned aircraft services are already functioning in the headquarters of military districts and associations.

The general stressed that Dronesactively introduced into the troops, significantly increased the capabilities of the army and fleetprimarily the introduction of intelligence.

He also said that the state program is completing the development of long-range UAV complexes, which by their characteristics are superior to their foreign counterparts. At the same time, Novikov did not specify which particular project is being discussed.

Recall that at the beginning of May the Russian military department reported that the Altair heavy UAV (developed by the Simonov Design Bureau) was completed this year, which is capable of carrying up to 2 tons of payload. According to unconfirmed data, its range can reach 10 thousand. Km.

In addition, the head of the department reported that since the beginning of the operation in Syria, Russian UAVs performed more than 23 thousand sorties, their total flight time was 140 thousand hours.
  • Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation
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  1. 0
    6 July 2018 12: 32
    That is, for a million troops in the Russian Armed Forces, one drone alone will not be enough.
    1. 0
      6 July 2018 12: 37
      It turns out for 500 people one drone.
      1. 0
        6 July 2018 12: 41
        From the wiki.
        By decree of the President of the Russian Federation, which entered into force on July 8, 2016, the staff number of the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation was established in the amount of 1 people, including 885 million military personnel.
      2. +2
        6 July 2018 12: 44
        1 UAV for 500 military personnel or for 9 thousand square kilometers of territory.
    2. 0
      6 July 2018 13: 12
      Ie we have one drone for the entire army?))))))
  2. +6
    6 July 2018 12: 37
    Even 5 years ago everywhere they wrote guard, they fell behind, everything was gone! Today, one can already say, a whole kind of troops has been created! So drones leisurely master the surrounding world at an accelerated pace! After 20 years, a robot-hour gear at a checkpoint of any part will be commonplace.
    1. +2
      6 July 2018 19: 37
      What a holy simplicity ... and complete detachment and ignorance ... UAVs cannot be a branch of the armed forces and cannot be regiments ... I am simply surprised not only by the comments of some, but also by the statement of our generals, who carry the same stupidity over and over again ....
      The UAV enters the system into which it issues information ... Of course. If we don’t have such systems, and even with the coordinates of the target, the UAV writes to the memory card, or transfers it to the control panel of the UAV itself, then such devices can as devices useless in modern warfare, to be combined into regiments and even into a military branch ... Although a different one ... turn up here ... And the gray townsfolk will yell: "Hurray," and consider this useless trash per capita or per km2 territory .... All this is the level of the circle of modelers and the expectations of the leader who will figure out where to play with this "children's" work ....
      We do not have modern UAV-based reconnaissance and targeting systems that work in real time and are of value for warfare even in Syria ...
      We even have the MSTA, the Coalition and the MLRS cannot work on UAV signals in real time ... This means the enemy’s column entered Syria, and they immediately worked on it and the border is closed ... We don’t have this ... I’m not saying that I don’t even dream about real-time communication with helicopters and airplanes, but I don’t even dream about shock drones in duty zones ... And the information exchange and direct control zone of the UAV is minuscule ... And coverage for a range of 10000 km, where will they get it?
  3. +4
    6 July 2018 12: 42
    "which in their characteristics surpass foreign analogues ..."))))))
    It remains only to pay $$$ articles in The National Interest and Military Watch, where Western experts RECOGNIZE the superiority of Russian drones over American
  4. +3
    6 July 2018 12: 59
    ALTAIR - (Kazan).
    UAV mass - 5t.
    T floor - up to 2 days. (48 h)
    N half max. - 12 km.
    L floor max. - 10 poke. km
    G useful - 2 t.
    Wingspan - about 30 m.
    2 RED A03 / v12 engines, about 500 hp (diesel).
    In 2016, he completed a series of successful test flights. Takeoff and landing, both in automatic and manual control modes. Take-off mass allows you to place a number of existing weapons.
    Serial production is planned for 2018.
    ( Ribbon RN 07.03.2017/XNUMX/XNUMX)
  5. +1
    6 July 2018 16: 21
    Firstly, it’s not enough, and secondly, the overwhelming majority of drones in the RF Armed Forces are the primitive devices of yesterday .. You won’t be able to deal with such ones.
    1. 0
      6 July 2018 17: 10
      You can immediately see how deep you are in the subject ...
    2. 0
      7 July 2018 18: 20
      on import!
  6. 0
    6 July 2018 16: 26
    Quote: Shurik70
    1 UAV for 500 military personnel or for 9 thousand square kilometers of territory.

    The territory of the Russian Federation is 17 million sq. Km.

    Yes, sparse.
    1. 0
      6 July 2018 23: 41
      In total, several thousand drones are the Emergencies Ministry, the FSB, the border service, the Russian Guard and other structures.
      1. 0
        7 July 2018 20: 31
        and Russian post
  7. 0
    9 July 2018 14: 57
    Quote: Tavrik
    You can immediately see how deep you are in the subject ...

    It's nice to deal with a knowledgeable person.
    By the way, here is all about the sorrows and failures of our aircraft industry in UAVs since Soviet times:

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