Russia’s Okhotnik (Hunter) stealth heavy strike drone deliveries by 2024

Russia says that its Okhotnik heavy stealth drone will be ready by 2024. "We received an assignment from the Defense Ministry to speed up the experimental design work and maximally adjust the schedule in order to begin the deliveries already from 2024. That is why, we are actively working with colleagues on this issue," the … Continue reading Russia’s Okhotnik (Hunter) stealth heavy strike drone deliveries by 2024

Remember when a Russian MiG-29 shot down a Georgian drone?

Back in 2008 a Russian MiG-29 reportedly shot down a Georgian Hermes drone. It was the lead up to the Russia-Georgia war that year. Footage of the shoot-down can alllegedly be found here. https://twitter.com/Archer83Able/status/1280636003447955456 This was back in April 2008. "A Georgian unmanned reconnaissance plane downed at the weekend was shot down by a Russian air force jet, Georgia's air force said." Georgia … Continue reading Remember when a Russian MiG-29 shot down a Georgian drone?

Russia says that five drones flew near its airspace recently

A report at TASS says "thirty-three spy planes of foreign states conducted air reconnaissance along the borders of the Russian Federation and were tracked by Russia’s radars." Also "Five drones flew close to the Russian borders, according to the infographics." This happened between June 12 and 19 apparently. This was apparently published in the Russian … Continue reading Russia says that five drones flew near its airspace recently

TV program: Russia’s Altair drone undergoes tests with munitions

By SETH J. FRANTZMAN A recent report shows Russia's Altair (Альтаир) drone undergoing tests with munitions mounted on the bird. This drone is one of several in Russia's arsenal. Last year it received some coverage. What is known is that in 2012 after the Georgia war Russia wanted to increase its drone arm and licensed … Continue reading TV program: Russia’s Altair drone undergoes tests with munitions