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Preliminary tests of the UAV long range navigation “Sarma” will begin in the first phase in 2021 in the White sea, reported RIA Novosti Deputy General Director — head of physical-technical researches of advanced research Foundation (DRF) Igor Denisov.
“The planned control experiment involves the demonstration of the capabilities of the device go ten thousand miles without surfacing and without using nuclear power plant. Autonomy turns out about three months. The machine is made in modular execution”, — said the expert.
The Deputy Director noted that work on the construction of a demonstrator “Sarma” will begin in July.
Denisov also said that the deep-drone “Vityaz-D”, which in the fourth quarter of 2019 must dive to the Mariana trench, can create first three-dimensional map of the deep trench of the Earth.
In November 2018 the President of UAC (“United shipbuilding Corporation”) Alexey Rakhmanov reported that it is in Russia works on creation of 17 underwater unmanned vehicles, some will have range Autonomous traverse of up to 80 thousand kilometers.
In October of the same year, Danny announced the beginning of construction of the demonstrator “Sarma”.
“Sarma” is intended for the Northern sea route. The drone is developed by the design Bureau “Lazurit” (Nizhny Novgorod). The product will not get nuclear propulsion, and anaerobic propulsion.
Autonomous apparatus “Vityaz-D” is created design Bureau for marine engineering “Rubin” (St.-Petersburg).
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