Russia Develops Two New Drones, Ready for Testing
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Military & Intelligence
15:41 23.01.2015 (updated 16:45 23.01.2015)
The Russian United Instrument Corporation has constructed two new “Chirok” drones, they are ready for testing, a source at UIC told RIA Novosti Friday.
MOSCOW, January 23 (Sputnik) — The Russian United Instrument Corporation (UIC) has constructed two prototype versions of reconnaissance and strike drones, code-named “Chirok,” and is currently preparing them for tests, a source at UIC told RIA Novosti Friday.
The source explained that currently there are three models of reconnaissance and strike drones (RSD) “Chirok.” One of these is a mock-up copy, two others are full-sized models with a payload weight limit of up to 300 kilograms. At the moment they are being prepared for flight tests, the source told RIA Novosti.