Russia—An-140 Reconnaissance Aircraft Begins Trials

Defence-Blog | 06/29/2020

A new reconnaissance aircraft for the Russian air force is undergoing testing, reports Defence Blog. The modified An-140-100 cargo aircraft is undertaking ground and flight testing to validate the safety and reliability of the design and the performance of onboard equipment, the OJSC Experimental Machine-Building Plant said on June 25. The plane is equipped with a camera and sensor suite in the fuselage for aerial surveillance missions, the website said. The systems can provide high-resolution...

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