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Plans Move Forward For Combat UAV

April 02 2012

Russia

The Russian Defense Ministry says it needs an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) capable of reconnaissance and attack, reports RIA Novosti.

The ministry issued a technical specification to develop the UAV, with the Tranzas company building the on-board electronics and navigation systems.

The Sokol design bureau will build the five-ton airframe, the Izvestia daily reported on Monday.

Plans reportedly call for the drone to have a modular structure, allowing it to carry various...

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