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One of the main advantages of the new Russian aircraft, airborne early warning and control A-100 “Premier” is its radio transparency. About this “Interfax” said an informed source.
“Was created and perfected a unique production technology radio-transparent fairings large scale,” he said.
According to the interlocutor of the Agency, no one in the world complex does not possess such capabilities. “Compared with the A-50 significantly increased the range of detection of air and sea targets, increased number of simultaneously accompanied by air (surface) objects, the results and processing speed of the entire information,” he added, stressing that A-100 will be able to direct on target in the whole range of velocities and heights in the presence of interference.
In November 2017, the first flight of the A-100. Delivery of new machines to the troops to begin in the first quarter of 2019.
A-100 “Premier” — the project of the new plane of distant radar detection and guidance (“flying radar”) on the basis of Il-76MD-90A, which will gradually replace the IAF’s existing machines of this assignment (A-50 and A-50U). Multifunctional on-Board radio system for aircraft was created by a group of radio engineering Corporation “VEGA” (now part of the United instrument Corporation) under contract with the defense Ministry in 2013.
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