People’s Daily: Russia relies on “smart” unmanned combat

Demonstration of the UAV “Hunter” speaks of the determination and the attention that the Russian army is focusing on the area of combat using unmanned aerial vehicles. As writes the People’s Daily, it also speaks to the advent of “smart” unmanned combat, therefore Russia and has concentrated efforts on the development of combat units, equipped with such drones in order to be ready to change the appearance and nature of the wars of the future.

People's Daily: Россия делает ставку на «умный» беспилотный бой

YouTubeГоворя on the development of drones, the first thing to come to mind US. In recent years Russia has practically no different in this area, however, as writes the People’s Daily, a demonstration of a drone With a 70 “Hunter” and a statement of intent to finalize the adoption of its service in the coming years, in fact, speaks of the determination and the attention that the Russian army is focusing on the field of unmanned combat action.

As the newspaper notes, his first flight-70 broke with tradition, according to which drones Russia has always used exclusively for the purpose of exploration. Units equipped With s-70, to be able to perform both reconnaissance and combat missions, more effectively promoting the Russian forces in conducting operations and creating an awesome appearance across the world.

Weight-70 is about 20 tons, in horizontal flight it can reach the speed of 920 km/h and up to 10 of 500 m. the Invisibility of the drone provides a body made of composite materials, stealth coating, as the su-57, and design “flying wing”. All this improves its performance in cruise flight at subsonic speed, but the wing span helps to achieve greater range. In the S-70 is not the cockpit, which eliminates the need to equip it with life support system, which in turn allows you to place larger fuel tank and a compartment for missiles. As the author writes material, with the emergence of a “Hunter” to join the ranks of drones invisible. This is because the major powers tend to be quick to upgrade its military aircraft, because there have been radical changes in military theory and artificial intelligence began to occupy a critical place in the war of the future. “Currently, artificial intelligence is experiencing rapid development, technologically improved, expanding the scope of its application. In the era of artificial intelligence is inevitable and in large quantities there will be new military exercises, marking the emergence of a new modern weapons, and drones are a clear proof of, “writes the author. As the paper concludes, the emergence of Russian UAV “Hunter” says about the advent of “smart” unmanned combat. And although nobody knows what will happen, what is clear is that the desire to usher in an era of “smart” unmanned combat won’t stop. “Under the current international situation, Russia has concentrated on the development of combat units, equipped with drones such as the C-70, to be ready to change the appearance and nature of the wars of the future“—sums up the publication.

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