Su-57 Photo: Alexey kudenko / RIA Novosti
System of the Russian heavy attack unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) “the Hunter” tested on the fifth-generation fighter, the su-57, TASS reported a source in the military-industrial complex.
“On the third prototype of the su-57 is installed on-Board electronic system, “Hunter”, is their practice flight for this fighter. UAV flights did not commit, the timing of its first flight moved since last year”, — said the source.
According to him, the trials, held in Novosibirsk, suggest testing connection “Board to Board” between the avionics (avionics) “Hunter” mounted on in-flight su-57, and technology of the drone, located on the runway.
The source added that testing of the UAV systems on the su-57 allows not to stop the work on “Hunter”.
In January, “Hunter” first came to photos.
In December 2018, the Deputy defense Minister of Russia Alexei Krivoruchko said that the first flight of the “Hunter” will take place in spring 2019. In November, “Hunter” made its first run on the runway of the Novosibirsk aviation plant.
Drone in July was named a prototype Russian fighter of the sixth generation. At the same time in the United States, Russian development was considered fiction.
In June of 2018 “Hunter” was first rolled out under the open sky.
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