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The second serially upgraded A-50U

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At OJSC “Taganrog aviation scientific and technical complex named after G. M. Beriev ”(TANTK) completed the serial modernization of the second aircraft for long-range radar detection and control of the A-50 Russian Air Force in the A-50U variant. The second commercially modernized A-50U was the board "33 red". This aircraft (serial number 0043454618, serial number 41-05) was built in 1984, and entered modernization at the TANTK in early 2011. Currently, the machine is being tested after modernization and has not yet been completely painted in the new colors of the Russian Air Force.

The prototype of the modernized aircraft A-50U was the aircraft with the tail number "37 red" (serial number 0083476298, serial number 58-05), owned by TANTK. The certificate of completion of the State tests of the prototype A-50U was signed on November 26 of the year 2009. The first serially upgraded A-50U aircraft (onboard number "47 red", registration number RF-92957, serial number 0043453577, serial number 40-05) was transferred to the Russian Air Force 31 October 2011 after the modernization was completed. As part of the Russian Air Force, all combat aircraft of the A-50 series are part of the combat use of the 610 long-range radar detection aircraft of the 4 th center for combat use and retraining of the flight personnel (aviation personnel of the military transport aviation) of the 17 State training center for aviation personnel and military testing. According to known data, now in the air group there are 50 airplanes of types A-50 and A-XNUMXU, not counting at least two airplanes in storage.


The second serially upgraded aircraft A-50 (side number "33 red", serial number 0043454618, serial number 41-05) of the Russian Air Force.
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  1. Victor
    Victor 22 December 2012 12: 29
    +12
    Guys work every single day. From the balcony it is very clearly visible when they rise from the airfield. It can be seen that a lot of tasks are posed by management.
    1. Thunderbolt
      Thunderbolt 22 December 2012 12: 35
      +3
      Here it is before modernization
      1. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 22 December 2012 13: 00
        +2
        Quote: Thunderbolt
        all combat aircraft of the A-50 series are part of the aviation group deployed at the Ivanovo-North aerodrome

        I thought they are scattered around airbases, and they are compactly based.
        1. Victor
          Victor 22 December 2012 13: 05
          +4
          Quote: Thunderbolt

          I thought they are scattered around airbases, and they are compactly based.

          All the handsome men stand together. The picture is awesomely beautiful, when you leave Ivanovo on the Kostroma highway, they are on the right hand with their "Mushrooms" on the ridges, it is already breathtaking, and our workers Il-76 transporter gave it a little.
          1. nnz226
            nnz226 24 December 2012 00: 37
            +1
            With one blow they will cover everyone! June 22, 1941 did not teach our "generals" anything! Now no one will declare war in 5 days. Already passed the "treacherous attack" ...
        2. Lord of the Sith
          Lord of the Sith 22 December 2012 14: 25
          +1
          +1
          And it would be more logical. For some reason, they are not evenly scattered in all districts.
    2. Lord of the Sith
      Lord of the Sith 22 December 2012 14: 36
      +1
      Aircraft characteristics

      Maximum take-off weight, t. 190
      Duration of patrolling at a distance of 1000 km:
      - without refueling, hour * 4
      - with the 1st refueling in the air, hour * 7
      Detection range:
      air targets:
      bombers, km 650
      low flying fighter to the radio horizon
      cruise missiles (S = 1m2), km 215
      optical torch of non-ballistic missiles, km * 800
      - surface ships (S = 250m2) to the radio horizon
      ground targets:
      single target type PU OTR, km * 300
      group target of the "column of tanks" type, km * 250
      Number of airborne targets followed to 300
      Frequency range:
      - electronic intelligence, GHz 0.5-18
      - radio intelligence, MHz 50-500
      Aircraft crew:
      - flight, people 5
      - tactical 11

      Total Russian Air Force totals 26 A-50M and 2 A-50U

      1. crazyrom
        crazyrom 22 December 2012 17: 41
        +1
        Quote: Sith Lord
        Duration of patrolling at a distance of 1000 km:
        - without refueling, hour * 4
        - with the 1-th refueling in the air, hour * 7

        Even a little. It is necessary to make them on the basis of IL-96-300, they fly by 15 hours without landing.
        1. FID
          FID 22 December 2012 18: 12
          +3
          IL-96-300 - passenger option. If you strengthen the decks and the set, you get the IL-96-400, and he keeps less in the air. And in terms of dimensions, it is one and a half times more than the IL-76. Although there were sketches to create on the basis of the IL-96 aircraft AWACS.
  2. vivan
    vivan 22 December 2012 13: 48
    +1
    Why talk so much? Almost everything was leaked to the Internet: the true part numbers, and serial numbers, etc. Foreign intelligence does not need work - read and stay informed! Keep it up!
    1. biglow
      biglow 22 December 2012 14: 20
      +4
      vivan,
      Do not worry, everything that needs to be hidden is hidden, but what should be in sight is in sight
      1. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 22 December 2012 15: 15
        +3
        In all seriousness, in the USA there are full-time intelligence departments of Internet analysts who collect information from open sources. Probably we graze too ...
        1. ikrut
          ikrut 22 December 2012 19: 42
          +2
          We have quite a few of these inside our countries. Somehow, at work, accidentally ended up in a rented apartment of one such in the early 90s. He has the whole apartment from the shelves with newspapers and magazines (then there was almost no Internet yet). I fished out any useful info from newspapers and local magazines. Amerikos himself. He speaks Russian well. Not even hiding. Now, with an Internet everything has become much easier for them.
        2. Civil
          Civil 23 December 2012 20: 17
          +1
          Thunderbolt,

          were times- handed over with TTX handed over ... cheaply
    2. Gregazov
      Gregazov 22 December 2012 16: 19
      0
      What are you speaking about? They riveted in Tashkent. All documentation there probably remained. So this is an open secret.
      1. Thunderbolt
        Thunderbolt 22 December 2012 16: 41
        0
        Instrumentation is also in Tashkent?))))
    3. Vladimirets
      Vladimirets 22 December 2012 17: 06
      +1
      Quote: vivan
      Why talk so much? Almost everything was leaked to the Internet: the true part numbers, and serial numbers, etc.

      In the modern world, at the current level of intelligence, these data do not represent practically any interest.
    4. patsantre
      patsantre 22 December 2012 19: 33
      0
      And what is so useful for their adversary serial numbers of aircraft?
  3. erix-xnumx
    erix-xnumx 22 December 2012 13: 59
    0
    Is there an unfinished airplane in the photo?
    1. Irazesh
      Irazesh 22 December 2012 14: 22
      0
      Yes, the replaced parts are painted.
      1. erix-xnumx
        erix-xnumx 22 December 2012 16: 23
        0
        If it is completely rolled up in a new color, it will generally look beautiful.
        1. lelikas
          lelikas 22 December 2012 17: 06
          -3
          Well, I don’t know, I don’t like the new color. One word is gray .....
  4. askort154
    askort154 22 December 2012 14: 40
    0
    The next step forward from the 90s! It's time to create DROs for future aircraft carriers.
  5. vivan
    vivan 22 December 2012 15: 05
    +3
    Sith Lord,
    Do not flatter yourself. Of all that you wrote the truth, 10%. Crew 10 people. and A-50 and A-50U are not engaged in radio engineering and radio reconnaissance.
    1. Gregazov
      Gregazov 22 December 2012 16: 21
      +5
      I would say even less. At one time I experienced these swallows. Almost all production samples went through my hands. I am very pleased that my country still needs my efforts.
      1. 1goose3
        1goose3 22 December 2012 20: 38
        +1
        Thank you, good luck and good health.
    2. patsantre
      patsantre 22 December 2012 19: 34
      +1
      So he stupidly copies all the information from the wiki. He probably thinks that we ourselves are not able to drive into the search.
  6. kekse
    kekse 22 December 2012 15: 24
    0
    And for me it would be better with a star on the tail.
    1. erix-xnumx
      erix-xnumx 22 December 2012 16: 28
      0
      Stars must come back unambiguously!
  7. Belo_ticketnik
    Belo_ticketnik 22 December 2012 16: 07
    0
    Good car. And what will our main experts in the VAF and Campaign say?

    By the way, I wonder why all the A-50s are assembled in one place?
  8. Ide
    Ide 22 December 2012 16: 21
    +1
    I agree with the stars better, but the plane is interesting, it flew many times and jumped from it. A huge number of impressions, Aircraft in climb

    Aircraft in climb.
  9. patsantre
    patsantre 22 December 2012 19: 36
    0
    We are waiting for the A-100. Is there any kind of infa on it?
    1. FID
      FID 22 December 2012 20: 37
      +3
      So, the 476th is not yet on the wing. Where are weaving from? Wait a year in the 15th, 16th. How's it going, how's it going ....
  10. vivan
    vivan 22 December 2012 23: 36
    +1
    Ide,
    You don’t have to lie, this aircraft is not hopped. And in the picture it’s clearly not the A-50, but at best the IL-76. I say this as it flew for a long time on these machines, and took part in the factory and State tests of the A-50U.
  11. Zomanus
    Zomanus 23 December 2012 02: 03
    0
    EW funds on it? Eh, and come up with garbage with a container from which the drone is released. For additional exploration and target designation.