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The Ministry of Defense showed the first flight of the updated UAV "Outpost-R"

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The new Forpost-R reconnaissance drone will begin to enter the Russian army next year. Currently, the UAV is being tested and is preparing for serial production. It is reported by the Ministry of Defense.


The Ministry of Defense showed the first flight of the updated UAV "Outpost-R"


As explained in the military department, Forpost-R UAV is a completely new drone, from the old model, which is a clone of the Israeli drone IAI Searcher Mk II, only external contours remain. The device is made entirely of Russian materials, the Russian APD-85 engine is installed on it. The new UAV is equipped with modern Russian electronic equipment and communications. The ground control complex and software are also Russian and new.

Since 2020, under the contract between the Russian Ministry of Defense and the Ural Civil Plant aviation its serial delivery to the troops will begin. This is a completely updated modification of the well-established Forpost complex.

- said in a statement.

The Ministry of Defense noted that, compared with the previous version, it was possible to increase the radius of use of the UAV, as well as increase the time spent by the UAV in the air. In addition, the complex is equipped with modern protection against electronic warfare.

Defense Ministry showed the first flight of the updated UAV "Outpost-R"

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  1. Terenin
    Terenin 22 August 2019 18: 13
    +29
    That's about the "stuffing" of Forpost-R.
    The system includes four-axis gyrostabilization with an accuracy of 10 arc seconds. The need for such indicators is dictated by the need for sustainable illumination of targets for military aviation and guided weapons.

    The system is capable of detecting a tank-type target at a distance of up to 18 km, and confidently recognizing it at a distance of 8 km.

    The mass of the optoelectronic system is 32 kg. The mass of the two-wave rangefinder-illuminator is 2,4 kg.
    1. Mixanchik
      Mixanchik 22 August 2019 18: 35
      -1
      Quote: Terenin
      That's about the "stuffing" of Forpost-R.

      Thank you very impressive ..! And if they’ll even start the series .. Let's see how they will behave in hostilities, for example in Syria ..
      1. Aerodrome
        Aerodrome 22 August 2019 19: 24
        -17
        Quote: Mixanchik
        Quote: Terenin
        That's about the "stuffing" of Forpost-R.

        Thank you very impressive ..! And if they’ll even start the series .. Let's see how they will behave in hostilities, for example in Syria ..

        delightful ... where is the MQ-1 Predator .. (hereinafter, silent). smoking ... og ...
        1. Mixanchik
          Mixanchik 22 August 2019 19: 49
          +2
          Quote: Aerodrome
          delightful ... where is the MQ-1 Predator .. (hereinafter, silent). smoking ... og ...

          So keep quiet and smoke .... This is not the site to admire your Pirdatorom hi Is anger stifling?
        2. sivuch
          sivuch 23 August 2019 12: 40
          0
          But is it necessary to compare the hedgehog and snake?
    2. VO3A
      VO3A 22 August 2019 21: 05
      -5
      What is improved on the UAV? Real-time data exchange radius? And on the route he flew for so long and wrote on the chip, which is removed after landing ... And he rumbles very much, did not notice?

      The system is capable of detecting a tank-type target at a distance of up to 18 km, and confidently recognizing it at a distance of 8 km.

      And you turned it down, my friend, it depends on many factors, but it is better to analyze the image using special programs on the computer ... And this requires work in the mode of information exchange in real time ... And the brains with the target designation systems "Coalition" and "Tornado "agreed?
    3. Cry
      Cry 22 August 2019 22: 04
      0
      The scent of a dog Eyelike an eagle !!!
    4. Mikhail Drabkin
      Mikhail Drabkin 22 August 2019 23: 45
      +7
      You write trenin
      That's about the "stuffing" of Forpost-R ..

      Let's analyze a little:
      —- Four axes - these are three spatial, and most likely the fourth - along the yaw angle.
      —10 seconds is ~ 1.6x10-6. (At roll and pitch angles of not more than 180 degrees), this is, as a first approximation, one root mean square value (“rms”) of the error, with a probability of 68%, in an ellipsoid of volumetric 4-dimensional space. Or its long rms radius. FINE!!!
      —- However, at a distance of 18 km, it is no more than ~ 50 cm, and at a distance of 8 km it is no more than ~ 25 cm. And with a probability of 95%, this error is not more than 100cm and 50cm, respectively. It is necessary and sufficient to detect, recognize not only the tank, but also the type and flag AND DESTROY !! FINE!!!
      —- And this is without taking into account object recognition algorithms!
  2. Plague doctor
    Plague doctor 22 August 2019 18: 19
    -17
    Our UAVs look like airplanes that schoolchildren in the USSR did in modeling lessons
    1. K-612-O
      K-612-O 22 August 2019 18: 22
      +9
      They all basically look like this, with some exceptions.
      1. Plague doctor
        Plague doctor 22 August 2019 18: 28
        -17
        I have not seen at all, but ours of course is something
    2. Svarog
      Svarog 22 August 2019 18: 29
      +1
      Quote: Plague Doctor
      Our UAVs look like airplanes that schoolchildren in the USSR did in modeling lessons

      Not all, but this one for sure ... our planes are usually very beautiful .. this exception ..
      1. mark2
        mark2 22 August 2019 19: 15
        +9
        So after all it is written that the contours were collected from the Jewish apparatus Mk2. So another country makes school models as drones.))
    3. _Ugene_
      _Ugene_ 22 August 2019 18: 35
      +21
      Our UAVs look like airplanes that schoolchildren in the USSR did in modeling lessons

      If you are talking about the Outpost, then it is not ours, but Israeli, in Outpost-R the filling is ours and the engine, and the glider remains Searcher II, so in this case the Israeli UAV looks "like airplanes that schoolchildren in the USSR did in modeling lessons", in my opinion even if he looks like a stool, if only he fulfills his tasks and completely suits the military
      1. Aerodrome
        Aerodrome 22 August 2019 19: 27
        -9
        Quote: _Ugene_
        If you are talking about Outpost, then it’s not ours but Israeli, in Outpost-R our filling and engine,

        for engine-add-ons ....
        1. _Ugene_
          _Ugene_ 22 August 2019 19: 52
          +3
          they write the Russian engine APD-85, though I can not find information on it
    4. Antidote
      Antidote 22 August 2019 18: 37
      +1
      This is Israeli, they bought a license for it, in due time.
      1. Plague doctor
        Plague doctor 22 August 2019 18: 40
        -21
        And you didn’t have enough to create your own?
        1. Alexey RA
          Alexey RA 22 August 2019 18: 51
          +12
          Quote: The Plague Doctor
          And you didn’t have enough to create your own?

          I had the mind to buy a stranger. And do not do another ten years to develop another unparalleled in the world a sample that would be out of date by the time development is completed. And all this time the army would have been sitting without a normal UAV.
          Let me just remind you that when the furniture maker decided to buy the Outpost, our industry supplied the army only with Tipchak complexes - with a radius of 40 km, a flight duration of 2 hours and a line (!) TV camera. Moreover, 6 such UAVs required 4 six-axle KAMAZ. belay
        2. Ros 56
          Ros 56 22 August 2019 18: 54
          -9
          You have to pay your own, the toad smothers. And so they bought from foreigners and the soul is calm. I won’t put such a policy on my head, why aren’t we building our own?
          1. Sky strike fighter
            Sky strike fighter 22 August 2019 19: 12
            +9
            Quote: Ros 56
            You have to pay your own, the toad smothers. And so they bought from foreigners and the soul is calm. I won’t put such a policy on my head, why aren’t we building our own?

            What? The tests are completed immediately 6 new attack drone aircraft and 3 helicopter type.
            Link for acquaintance.
            https://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/116594/
            1. Ros 56
              Ros 56 22 August 2019 19: 23
              -5
              Thank. I knew about three, I saw the rest for the first time.
            2. Aerodrome
              Aerodrome 22 August 2019 19: 28
              -13
              Quote: Sky Strike fighter
              What? The tests are completed immediately 6 new attack drone aircraft and 3 helicopter type.
              Link for acquaintance.
              https://sdelanounas.ru/blogs/116594/

              more "armature" tuda and "t-15" to the heap ...
              1. Artemiy_2
                Artemiy_2 22 August 2019 19: 50
                +4
                It was impossible to do without a joke on armature?
                Dear, if you didn’t know, then T-15 and T-16 were captured during Shoygu’s recent visit to UVZ. I think resp. video is not difficult to find
                1. Aerodrome
                  Aerodrome 22 August 2019 20: 09
                  -7
                  Quote: Artemiy_2
                  It was impossible to do without a joke on armature?
                  Dear, if you didn’t know, then T-15 and T-16 were captured during Shoygu’s recent visit to UVZ. I think resp. video is not difficult to find
                  Yes, I couldn’t help myself ... it’s cool: a dozen of this, a dozen of this, in our Country, then ... but the rzhach just from the cut. and by
                  APD-85 engine, so to speak ..
                  .HCCI technology.
                  • Combustion Processes Laboratories (University of California, Berkeley,
                  USA)
                  • National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology University of
                  Idaho (USA)
                  • Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, (USA)
                  FlexDI Technology
                  • Hirth Motor (Germany)
                  • Rotax (Austria)
                  • Orbital (Australia)
                  our output ...! get up and clap! (we are not a photocopier, and not China) and yes ... minus - to yourself, where you planned to me!
                  1. Artemiy_2
                    Artemiy_2 22 August 2019 20: 14
                    +5
                    Yes, I couldn’t help myself ... it’s cool: a dozen of this, a dozen of this, in our Country, then ... but the rzhach just from the cut.

                    There is no need to build tens of thousands of tanks like the USSR, so that later they are scattered around the country in the form of cemeteries
                    And work on the armature is underway. Not so smooth, but the tank is revolutionary so delays were understandable
                    No one tank that has not yet passed the state will not be released in the thousands. In the meantime, there is a firm contract for 130 cars
                    1. Potato
                      Potato 22 August 2019 21: 22
                      -1
                      Thousands of Soviet tanks and even simple Kalash are not cemeteries, this is the second oil. Hi, a corporation like Kalashnikov - they still cannot sell Soviet warehouses, and billions are dumping on this. And the army of the Russian Federation is still all on Soviet tanks, and there will be another half a century. And not the fact that these tanks are enough.
                  2. Garris199
                    Garris199 23 August 2019 00: 40
                    -4
                    to our Country then
                    but we have a country, you might think ... With a population less than in Japan.
                    1. Uncle Vanya Susanin
                      Uncle Vanya Susanin 23 August 2019 03: 49
                      +2
                      In Japan, 127 million hours. learn mate. part!
                  3. Alexey RA
                    Alexey RA 23 August 2019 11: 19
                    +2
                    Quote: Aerodrome
                    but by
                    APD-85 engine, so to speak ..
                    .HCCI technology.
                    • Combustion Processes Laboratories (University of California, Berkeley,
                    USA)
                    • National Institute for Advanced Transportation Technology University of
                    Idaho (USA)
                    • Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, (USA)
                    FlexDI Technology
                    • Hirth Motor (Germany)
                    • Rotax (Austria)
                    • Orbital (Australia)

                    But why don’t you quote in full?
                    In the original above the list you provided was the following heading:
                    Competing technologies
                    Work in this direction is carried out in the leading research laboratories of the world.

                    So, with a slight movement of the cursor, competitors turn into subcontractors. laughing

                    By the way, what about aerodynamic profiles? Do you allow our designers to use them? And then the vast majority of these profiles - foreign development. Or do you need to develop your own, burn yourself, lose time, and still return to the generally accepted? wink
            3. Arkon
              Arkon 22 August 2019 19: 35
              +2
              Yes, somehow it went heap. I don't think the tests ended simultaneously "by accident."
      2. Old bun
        Old bun 22 August 2019 18: 54
        +3
        Quote: Antidote
        This is Israeli, they bought a license for it, in due time.

        I wonder with payments for each admitted or just a license? if for each, then with the release of version P, payments will most likely stop.
        we are waiting for a new flight from Orion, and after that the UAV line will be logically almost complete: outpost-Orion - Altius- ..? moment? ..- hunter.
    5. Evil echo
      Evil echo 22 August 2019 22: 53
      -3
      so they probably do those who went to the circles)))
  3. Sky strike fighter
    Sky strike fighter 22 August 2019 18: 35
    +1
    A necessary thing for guidance RCC and KR.
    UAV "Forpost" will be able to take under surveillance a significant part of the Black Sea. They are designed for reconnaissance and target designation for subsonic low-altitude anti-ship missiles Kh-35 and "Caliber", ship and coastal artillery and missile systems.

    The "Outpost" has everything you need to act as a gunner for cruise or anti-ship missiles. The dimensions and payload of the drone allow it to carry powerful optoelectronic equipment. With its help, "Forpost" can easily detect large targets - primarily surface ships of a potential enemy.

    Modern equipment allows the drone to work in the dark and in all weather conditions. "Outpost" has a solid fuel reserve and can operate within a radius of up to 250 km from the operator's location, reach speeds of over 200 km / h and stay aloft for up to 17 hours. The drone weighs over 450 kg. The maximum altitude of its flight is about 5 thousand meters.

    https://vpk.name/news/313133_prismotryat_svyisoka_kryim_ukrepyat_eskadrilei_bpla_forpost.html
  4. Thrifty
    Thrifty 22 August 2019 18: 35
    -3
    Arms would not hurt him. There are a lot of reconnaissance drones, we urgently need a light strike, at least on the basis of the same outpost.
    1. Piramidon
      Piramidon 22 August 2019 18: 42
      +4
      Quote: Thrifty
      Arms would not hurt him.

      Specifically, he would be hurt. Well, he will raise a dozen F-1 or a couple of RPGs, so what? His tasks are different. This is not a shock UAV. He has a load capacity of only fifty kilograms.
  5. Ros 56
    Ros 56 22 August 2019 18: 50
    +1
    Does anyone know what kind of engine the APD-85 is?
    1. Aerodrome
      Aerodrome 22 August 2019 19: 33
      -5
      Quote: Ros 56
      APD-85 engine

      xs ... the Internet issues this .... and since the air filter is "nulevik", then apparently an opposed aircraft engine.
      1. Piramidon
        Piramidon 22 August 2019 19: 57
        +3
        Quote: Aerodrome
        boxer aircraft engine.

        Not a weak "motor" of 47 horses. My ex "eared constipation" with four "pots" has less power
        1. Aerodrome
          Aerodrome 22 August 2019 19: 59
          -6
          Quote: Piramidon
          Quote: Aerodrome
          boxer aircraft engine.

          Not a weak "motor" of 47 horses. My ex "eared constipation" with four "pots" has less power

          so what to expect from the stepson "PORSCHE" .. lol
      2. CommanderDIVA
        CommanderDIVA 22 August 2019 21: 52
        +1
        Just like an opponent looks on Subaru
  6. nikolas 83
    nikolas 83 22 August 2019 19: 24
    +1
    I can’t wait for the military acceptance of the UAV Okhotnik and Altius. I hope they will be removed. They are very good.
    1. bouncyhunter
      bouncyhunter 22 August 2019 20: 16
      +1
      hi
      Quote: nikolas 83
      I can’t wait for the military acceptance of the UAV Hunter and Altius

      You are not alone, Nikolai ...
  7. E.S.
    E.S. 22 August 2019 21: 17
    +1
    Quote: Antidote
    This is Israeli, they bought a license for it, in due time.

    The Israelis put imported engines, for example, Italian, on their booguikas.
    It was at the Outpost that the Australian Jabiru-2200 stood
  8. Sergeantpro
    Sergeantpro 22 August 2019 21: 17
    +2
    Quote: VO3A
    Have you coordinated the brains with the targeting systems of the Coalition and Tornado?

    Do you think that representatives of the Moscow Region will tell you everything right now? Already 3 new drones are being tested from medium reconnaissance to heavy strike. What's wrong?
  9. E.S.
    E.S. 22 August 2019 21: 19
    -1
    Quote: Aerodrome
    Quote: Ros 56
    APD-85 engine

    xs ... the Internet issues this .... and since the air filter is "nulevik", then apparently an opposed aircraft engine.

    Opoznitnik, their vibrations are less nasty for small flyers
  10. E.S.
    E.S. 22 August 2019 21: 22
    0
    Quote: Thrifty
    Arms would not hurt him. There are a lot of reconnaissance drones, we urgently need a light strike, at least on the basis of the same outpost.

    Oh, the great power of the art of cinema! What are you doing with people? It seems that only Combat Magic of urgent service to remove the Hollywood spell!
  11. E.S.
    E.S. 22 August 2019 22: 24
    +1
    Translated into Russian, this means that:
    1) the command line of control has become almost completely insensitive to suppression
    2) the data line has become almost insensitive to information interception and slightly sensitive to suppression
    3) the accuracy of target designation for ammunition with a laser seeker is less than half a meter from a distance of 10 km
    4) the industry has mastered the small dviglo for UAVs, copied or created something else - it does not matter, the main thing is that it rumbles as it should and where it flies. Moreover, with its own engine management system, which suddenly turned out to be a separate non-trial sport
    5) attempts to strangle the project with sanctions were unsuccessful
    1. SHIPS
      SHIPS 23 August 2019 00: 40
      -8
      That is, now the Israelis will buy it back?
      Do you personally believe?
      After a thousand-fold stripping of everything and everything, I doubt that something sensible will turn out.
      I know for sure from the numerous facts of copying aviation equipment that it rarely turns out better than the original.
  12. Igoresha
    Igoresha 22 August 2019 23: 19
    +1
    let him fly over the taiga and look for the starting fires
    1. Mestny
      Mestny 22 August 2019 23: 59
      -4
      No, pensions. Or what else is there? AND! Rogozin!
  13. E.S.
    E.S. 23 August 2019 01: 10
    0
    Quote: NAVI
    That is, now the Israelis will buy it back?
    Do you personally believe?
    After a thousand-fold stripping of everything and everything, I doubt that something sensible will turn out.
    I know for sure from the numerous facts of copying aviation equipment that it rarely turns out better than the original.

    Besides emotions, do you have anything to say?
    And where did the thesis "buy back" come from?
    In the case, I can assume that if someone wants to buy this product, they will be offered an export version, if someone wants to sell military algorithms and software of the Russian army, they will be offered accommodation and meals at the expense of the state. Twenty to twenty-five years
    1. SHIPS
      SHIPS 23 August 2019 07: 41
      -5
      Humor.
      And the rest, do you agree?
      We always got copies worse than the original.
      At least a plane, such as B-29, at least Lada, at least a VCR Electronics.