Russian drone Okhotnik makes maiden flight – DW (English)

The Russian Ministry of Protection printed footage on Wednesday of the maiden flight of their newest drone.

The ministry launched the video on Twitter of the unmanned aerial automobile named Okhotnik, which suggests Hunter. The clip exhibits it taking off, performing maneuvers and touchdown.

The drone has superior reconnaissance and stealth capabilities and was airborne for 20 minutes.

Russian Protection Ministry picture exhibiting the drone throughout its maiden flight

The wedge-shaped drone developed by the Sukhoi firm is an enormous step ahead in comparison with different unmanned aerial autos beforehand developed in Russia.

Russian media reviews claimed that Okhotnik weighs 20 tons and might journey as much as 5,000 kilometers (three,100 miles).

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