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China drew attention to Russia's increase in investments in the creation of UAVs

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Like many other countries, Russia today is actively engaged in the creation and development of unmanned aerial vehicles for its army. They are an important area of ​​military technology, without which it is already impossible to imagine modern combat operations.


The Chinese edition "Huangqiu Shibao" writes about the achievements in the development of military drones in Russia.

The increase in investment in this technique began in our country in 2012. Now in service with the Russian army there are more than two thousand UAVs, most of which have already taken part in training and combat missions. During the anti-terrorist operation in Syria, Russian drones made more than 23 thousand flights, spending a total of more than 140 thousand hours in the air.

Mainly Russia uses small UAVs in the Middle East. They are engaged in intelligence, electronic warfare, monitoring and relaying communications. In addition, drones assess the damage caused to the enemy as a result aviation and artillery strikes. UAVs are also of great benefit in search and rescue operations. In particular, in 2015, the pilot of the Su-24 fighter, shot down by the Turkish Air Force, was the first to be found by the Orlan-10 drone.

And although Russia is still lagging behind other countries in the development of unmanned vehicles, our developers are gradually closing this gap. The appearance of the Orion heavy medium-altitude drone and the Hunter stealth UAV under development, which is to become the prototype of the sixth generation unmanned fighter, deserves special attention. At the moment, these are the first Russian models of their class, on the development of which there is still a lot of work to be done.

So far, in Russia there is a shortage of shock-reconnaissance drones and large-sized UAVs capable of operating at high altitudes, being in the air for a long time, but this direction is actively developing.
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https://ru.wikipedia.org/Минобороны РФ
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  1. rocket757
    rocket757 24 July 2020 10: 30 New
    11
    The development of unmanned vehicles can be called successful when you do not have to go to a "Chinese supermarket" for components for it.
    The most important thing is to be able to do it yourself and not just anyhow, but high quality and class!
    1. Nastia makarova
      Nastia makarova 24 July 2020 10: 44 New
      -14
      Yes, it's too late to drink Borjomi, they cannot be overtaken, but to produce their own, so who will sell us technologies and machines? it is necessary to study everything first for 20 years, they are forever behind, but perhaps there will be a chance when technologies move away from microelectronics
      1. paco.soto
        paco.soto 24 July 2020 11: 11 New
        +6
        The Chinese are trolling. Everything can be bought on Amazon for a common man, with home delivery.

      2. Nastia makarova
        Nastia makarova 24 July 2020 12: 18 New
        -6
        what nasty cons put !!!
        1. standan
          standan 24 July 2020 12: 36 New
          +4
          Probably those who read your comment. You, before you write nonsense, although the topic google
          1. Nastia makarova
            Nastia makarova 24 July 2020 13: 17 New
            -9
            where is nonsense? this is nonsense everywhere, we can no longer keep up with China
            1. standan
              standan 24 July 2020 13: 22 New
              +4
              Are you good at electronics? How many enterprises in Russia produce electronic components? Once again, before writing, study the topic.
              1. rocket757
                rocket757 24 July 2020 13: 54 New
                0
                Minus really was not necessary !!!
                The person is mistaken, try, for a start, to convince!
                From a principle, I will correct the lady's "image" and rating! Although the written is true .... delusion, not knowing the topic at all!
                From myself - the Chinese have NOTHING in production that we do not know how to do, moreover, at a good level. It's just that their production has been developing for a long time, but we, after the global destruction, cannot recover to the proper degree.
                1. standan
                  standan 24 July 2020 13: 59 New
                  +3
                  I didn't minus anyone, not my method. I put you +. And to persuade a person who with aplomb asserts what he has no idea of ​​from the word at all is useless. Let him first study the topic, and then you can argue.
                  1. rocket757
                    rocket757 24 July 2020 14: 16 New
                    +1
                    I already have a reflex, I will let you not offend, otherwise at one fine moment in the brought coffee may be ... a purgen, for example! I do not want!!!
                    Teaching, persuading them, this is a matter ... not everyone will take the risk, but here, remotely, you can try.
                    1. standan
                      standan 24 July 2020 14: 19 New
                      +2
                      In my thoughts I had no offending anyone, I just answered the question asked :)
                      1. rocket757
                        rocket757 24 July 2020 14: 27 New
                        +1
                        There are enough of those who blurt out a minus without explanation, or even write offensively.
                        I either ignore, or write my opinion ... the cons are not interesting to me.
                      2. standan
                        standan 24 July 2020 14: 31 New
                        +2
                        I try to ask questions on the topic, the answers show whether the opponent is in the topic or not. Some just merge, they are disposable throwers. Everything is immediately visible.
                      3. rocket757
                        rocket757 24 July 2020 14: 51 New
                        +1
                        Many "shine" with knowledge from Wiki or from where it is not clear.
                        It's useless to argue with such.
                        If you don't know, don't go into the jungle. On most topics, you can express your opinion without getting into a specific jungle !!!
                        Such a time, Vicky of all the knowledge is coming.
                      4. standan
                        standan 24 July 2020 14: 55 New
                        +1
                        Wiki, unfortunately, is no longer a cake :)
  2. Dimy4
    Dimy4 24 July 2020 12: 49 New
    0
    what nasty cons put !!!

    Anastasia, it's never too late to start, it's too late when you don't have time to go to the toilet. And Peter I also began to build a fleet when there were already established fleets in Europe.
    P.S. I didn't put a minus.
  3. paco.soto
    paco.soto 24 July 2020 18: 56 New
    -1
    what nasty cons they put !!! ©
    Laughing, in a fatherly voice: forget, these are losers ...
  • Vlad T
    Vlad T 24 July 2020 12: 54 New
    -4
    Don't scream Nastya - everything is gone, hysteria won't help. Logical thinking will help a lot. Today, NOBODY in the world produces the entire product, production is distributed among allies. (F-35). So an ally of the PRC, and jointly produce, and no problems are visible .. But the government of the Russian Federation is comprador, in fact, that is the main problem ...
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 24 July 2020 13: 57 New
      +1
      Quote: Vlad T
      But the Russian government is comprador in essence, this is the main problem

      This is not the only problem, although a very serious one.
      If you start listing all our problems, the list will be ... oh, oh, oh!
  • rocket757
    rocket757 24 July 2020 13: 47 New
    0
    As agent 007 liked to say, never say "never", you will surely be persuaded and it may be painful.
  • orionvitt
    orionvitt 24 July 2020 11: 05 New
    +5
    Quote: rocket757
    when you don't have to go to a "Chinese supermarket" for accessories

    What can you do, "burp" of globalization. But don't worry, the same kitchen with accessories all over the world. Including in the states, as if not to a greater extent than in Russia.
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 24 July 2020 13: 59 New
      +2
      Quote: orionvitt
      But don't worry, the same kitchen with accessories all over the world

      This is understandable, BUT, there are not so many of those who, with the help of sanctions, can LIMIT oxygen.
      Therefore, I urge you to release at home, if not everything, but what may be banned or already banned from deliveries, without fail !!!
  • Bumblebee_3
    Bumblebee_3 24 July 2020 12: 24 New
    +1
    rocket757 (Victor)
    Quote: rocket757
    The most important thing is to be able to do it yourself and not just anyhow, but high quality and class!

    I agree with you completely. Only I had a question: how did the Chinese media find out: they paid attention to Russia's increase in investments in the creation of UAVs. Who informed them about this? Can we also post the performance characteristics of these UAVs? What is secrecy - unknown?
    1. rocket757
      rocket757 24 July 2020 14: 05 New
      0
      Oh yes, SECRETY !!! We also "flow", if it does not "flow" then it "drips" .... and "friends" / neighbors collect them drop by drop and can build any theories !!!
      All sorts of statements, analyzes and so on in the internet, in the media, this is now a clearing in which the fruits of unbridled imagination of all kinds are blooming in a wild color.
      It makes no sense to believe, but neighing, very often it is necessary!
      1. Bumblebee_3
        Bumblebee_3 24 July 2020 14: 25 New
        +1
        rocket757 (Victor)
        Hmm, well, if you remember about the detentions on suspicion of espionage in Roskosmos, then it becomes no laughing matter.
        1. rocket757
          rocket757 24 July 2020 14: 31 New
          0
          Statements from official bodies, structures, require close consideration.
          There are also kikozy there, but not so often.
          And yes, if the facts of espionage, betrayal are confirmed, it is alarming !!!
    2. donavi49
      donavi49 24 July 2020 16: 06 New
      +4
      Today, performance characteristics (also embellished) are laid out at the stage of a preprototype / layout for the exhibition. For if you crumple the secrecy for a long time, then the market will be closed and that's it. The native MO will buy 100 units, and then reduction, bankruptcy and all this (for example, I repeat the Mi-26T2 - they did it with their own money, then they took out a loan for export interests, then Algeria invested money as an investor and only in this way the Mi-26T2 was born the same. the Ministry of Defense gave money to fine-tune the board for specifications and requirements, well, and then ordered 10 cars - against 14 Algerian and 2 Jordanian, for example).

      As for China, he has devoured almost the entire UAV niche for those countries that are not stable clients of the West, that is, the one that Russia will apply for when it masters a competitive UAV.

      For example, Serbia - it bought from China the strike-reconnaissance CH-92A


      Algeria, mentioned above, bought another batch of CH-4 from China, as well as smaller models.


      Indonesia (the main client in the region for military-technical cooperation for Russia), purchased CH-4 in China, and presented it in an interesting way, for the first time a UAV flew at the parade, under its own power:


      Egypt ordered 32 machines in the 1D version (17 meters in scope, versus 14 for conventional, 400 kg of weapons, a slot for a powerful radar for mapping the earth's surface of quality comparable to photographs taken from a low altitude).


      The Saudis are constantly buying different models of shock reconnaissance UAVs.


      And a bunch of little things, including Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Iraq (another key buyer of weapons in Russia).
      1. Grazdanin
        Grazdanin 26 July 2020 00: 04 New
        -1
        Chinese UAVs are more likely to be bought due to lack of choice. The United States and Israel are selling to their own and very expensive, Turkey is on its way, you can't buy from Iran, and you can't remember anyone else. There are big questions about the quality of the Chinese UAVs, like the Saudis generally sell them.
  • Runoway
    Runoway 24 July 2020 10: 33 New
    +4
    It is high time!!!!!! Oh, right now, Soviet circles, the magazine young technician yes + modern technologies good fellow
    1. svp67
      svp67 24 July 2020 10: 41 New
      +4
      Quote: Runoway
      Oh, right now, Soviet circles, the magazine young technician yes + modern technologies

      This is not enough ... A high class of education and production should also be applied to them.
      1. Uncle lee
        Uncle lee 24 July 2020 11: 00 New
        -2
        Can effective managers do it?
      2. paco.soto
        paco.soto 24 July 2020 11: 23 New
        +1
        This is not enough ... They should also have a high class of education and production ©
        Judging by the illustrative photo, a simple French old man can create a pilot aircraft of this type for Russia in his garage. Laughing: give funding!

        1. svp67
          svp67 24 July 2020 11: 27 New
          +3
          Quote: paco.soto
          Judging by the illustrative photo, a simple old man can create a pilot aircraft of this type for Russia. Laughing: give funding!

          You see what is outside, but what is inside and outside of it, you will no longer create, having only an aircraft modeling circle behind you. Are your models capable of moving along a given route, maintaining contact with the command post and transmitting a lot of information there, often in conditions of electronic suppression, do you have a stabilized miniature platform in stock for attaching high-class optics, etc., etc ...
          1. paco.soto
            paco.soto 24 July 2020 11: 43 New
            +1
            Wiping an old man's tears with his beard: ya there is a poor French old man. And having received funding, I would have ordered all this easily - for me, as an old client, even at a discount. I apologize for the humorous format. Best regards to you.
            1. svp67
              svp67 24 July 2020 11: 47 New
              0
              Quote: paco.soto
              ya there is a poor French old man.

              So, help France, otherwise it doesn't fuse with the UAV either ...
              1. paco.soto
                paco.soto 24 July 2020 11: 53 New
                +1
                So, help France, otherwise it does not grow together with the UAV either ... ©
                The French are not divorced on the "Skolkovo" in the garage. They don't even have VO.
                1. svp67
                  svp67 24 July 2020 11: 54 New
                  +1
                  Quote: paco.soto
                  The French are not divorced on the "Skolkovo" in the garage. They don't even have VO.

                  Here you immediately put all the dots on the "Yo"
                  1. paco.soto
                    paco.soto 24 July 2020 12: 05 New
                    -1
                    Here you immediately put all the dots on the "E" ©
                    With a smile: I was an old rogue 20 years ago, "quickly shortened the feathers"
                  2. paco.soto
                    paco.soto 24 July 2020 19: 27 New
                    -1
                    Here you immediately put all the dots on the "E" ©
                    With a smile: to me, an old rogue 20 years ago, "they quickly shortened their feathers."
                    I apologize for the incomprehensible answer.
                    Corrected. Best regards to you.
        2. Last centurion
          Last centurion 24 July 2020 12: 53 New
          +1
          cool models. I'm here thinking to glue the sonicmodell ar wing900 in 2 layers with fiberglass. DiaVayschik, hunters, and in general they are normal men - who have a ruzhzho at home "for ducks" (with a brother), who has a Robingood collapsible bow made of pvc pipes, who has a laser pistol, who has a 10-step coilgun, and model airplanes have personal cruise missiles :) peaceful version of the armored train
          1. paco.soto
            paco.soto 24 July 2020 13: 45 New
            +1
            glue the sonicmodell ar wing900 in 2 layers with fiberglass. ©
            In my hobby case: you cannot strengthen anything - "if the model falls on my head in theory, the model should fall apart, not the head." I won't financially manage any next class of models - it is already much licensed there. Best regards to you.
    2. Prisoner
      Prisoner 24 July 2020 10: 59 New
      0
      For this, the RSFSR must be restored. Least.
  • sav
    sav 24 July 2020 10: 44 New
    10
    That's right: investing in advanced technology is the most worthwhile.
  • Hydrography Bay Golden Horn
    Hydrography Bay Golden Horn 24 July 2020 10: 45 New
    -13
    I do not see a breakthrough, I see 1 copy super expensive
    Simple as Turkey has no
    1. orionvitt
      orionvitt 24 July 2020 11: 22 New
      0
      1 copy super expensive
      Where did you see the cheap prototype?
      As simple as Turkey's
      Simple and not expensive, how much do you think? One hundred rubles? In addition, Turkish, relatively cheap, the price of the issue rests on millions of dollars. Again, all these drones are good in low-tension wars with a weak enemy. Against a slightly combat-ready army with at least some normal air defense, UAVs at times lose their effectiveness. In a word, they go astray.
      1. Bumblebee_3
        Bumblebee_3 24 July 2020 12: 15 New
        0
        orionvitt (Vitaliy)
        Quote: orionvitt
        Against a slightly combat-ready army with at least some normal air defense, UAVs at times lose their effectiveness. In a word, they go astray.

        This is a moot point. With a swarm of kamikaze UAVs, not every air defense can cope. For example, the attack on oil depots in Saudi Arabia. But I ask you not to convince me that the patriots are sheer junk.
        1. orionvitt
          orionvitt 24 July 2020 12: 23 New
          0
          Quote: Bumblebee_3
          For example, the attack on oil depots in Saudi Arabia. But I ask you not to convince me that the patriots are sheer junk.

          And the Houthi attack on the capital's airport? Also attacked in a swarm? The good old Y-points. But I ask you, you don’t need to convince me that the Patriots are a real masterpiece. They didn't even raise the alarm.
          1. Bumblebee_3
            Bumblebee_3 24 July 2020 12: 31 New
            0
            orionvitt (Vitaliy)
            Quote: orionvitt
            They didn't even raise the alarm.

            So this is a patriot junk, or the operator overslept? Specify please Secondly, give my statement that the Patriot is a masterpiece. Never consider that your opponent (opponent) is weaker than you, more stupid than you.
            1. orionvitt
              orionvitt 24 July 2020 12: 38 New
              0
              Quote: Bumblebee_3
              So this is a patriot junk, or the operator overslept?

              What's the difference.
              give my statement that the patriot is a masterpiece
              In that case, give in turn my statement that petriot is junk. They came up with it, and you yourself cling. I wrote about "normal air defense". .And who the operator slept there, or the complexes are junk, does not matter. The system as a whole is important.
  • arhitroll
    arhitroll 24 July 2020 11: 20 New
    0
    I hope that our specialists pay attention to programming the interaction of different elements. The best program wins. We need to develop interaction algorithms ...
  • Drugov
    Drugov 24 July 2020 11: 35 New
    0
    It is a very difficult direction because it often turns out that the latest model by the time of serial production is already technologically obsolete and the inherent characteristics do not meet the current requirements.
  • Dikson
    Dikson 24 July 2020 11: 43 New
    0
    Honorable trolling from the Chinese side ...))) Anyway, contact them for components ... Do you see actively the direction of large-size UAVs developing here .. On what engines? Whose filling? Before the sanctions, at least one could take something from the French .. But now - learn Chinese ..) It was necessary to start with toys .. with children's toys ..
    1. paco.soto
      paco.soto 24 July 2020 19: 54 New
      +1
      Honorable trolling from the Chinese side ...))) Anyway, contact them for components ... Do you see actively the direction of large-size UAVs developing here .. On what engines? Whose filling? ©
      Neutral opinion: my average DAUGHTER was in China 5 years ago, as on the university program. So she metaphorized upon arrival: these are the walking dead, from the series that will take over the world with technology
  • Charik
    Charik 24 July 2020 12: 10 New
    +1
    so, paid attention, when they say that Russian UAVs are bad, in a week? or earlier?
  • jeka424
    jeka424 24 July 2020 12: 48 New
    0
    There are many results, no investment
  • Mavrikiy
    Mavrikiy 24 July 2020 13: 38 New
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    in Syria, Russian drones made more than 23 thousand flights, spending a total of more than 140 thousand hours in the air.
    Mainly Russia uses small UAVs in the Middle East.
    7 hours of flight for almost every flight of small-sized UAVs is doubtful. recourse
    1. donavi49
      donavi49 24 July 2020 15: 43 New
      +1
      Outpost - less than 500kg takeoff, 15-17 hours of operation.


      Eagle - 34kg, working time 6-8 hours depending on temperature and mode. They are especially actively used in Syria, based on regular losses.


  • fa2998
    fa2998 25 July 2020 15: 19 New
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    Quote: rocket757
    From myself - the Chinese have NOTHING in production that we do not know how to do, moreover, at a good level. It's just that their production has been developing for a long time,

    And we have an abundance on the shelves-Maid in Russia. Chinese production is 20-25 years old! Well, it's a century-old company, we sent them ZIS, and old tanks ...
  • Captain Nemo
    Captain Nemo 25 July 2020 20: 03 New
    0
    Where is the serial production of piston aircraft engines, where is the mass production of aviation gasoline? In Turkey, an engineer is a respected profession, in the Russian Federation it is something like a blessed one with the status of a slave.