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Russia showcases ‘Hunter’ heavyweight combat drone on its maiden flight

Discussion in 'Air Warfare' started by dexter, Aug 8, 2019.

  1. dexter

    dexter SENIOR MEMBER

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    Designed by Sukhoi, the secretive aircraft is said to be able to collect intelligence and to strike enemy targets. The technical specifications of the brand new UAV still remain a secret, although some media reports suggest it boasts a takeoff weight of between 20 and 25 tons and an operational range of 5,000km while being allegedly able to operate at a supersonic speed of 1,400 km/h (870mph).
     
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    This will truly be a game changer, once deployed.
     
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    Impressive product.

    First military-purpose product from Russia that is apparently impressive in a span of years. Good work.
     
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    So its russian version of B-2 except that its not stealth and unmanned ...
     
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    not actually,

    Russia has the engine technology and has difficulties with their electronics and other systems..
    i wish Turkey had the engine and built it based on that
     
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    What a beast of a system.

    A bit similar to BAE Taranis.
     
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    Why doesn't the landing gear goes in? Even the engine is protruding at the back which is not good for stealth and thus increases the RCS. In addition, the landing also looked bit wobbly. Nevertheless, a step in the right direction.
     
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    No. The B-2 is a heavy stealth strategic bomber. Also this Russian UCAV is "stealth". It's in fact the counterpart to the American X-47B and RQ-170 Sentinel.

    On the first few test flights the landing gear is not retracted, just in case.
     
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    Not the first.

    Russia electronics are much better than Turkish electronics. I have yet to see a Turkish cockpit that is comparable to Su-35 cockpit.

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    This you called a cockpit, F-16/F-15/EF-2000 and RAFALE have better than this shit @undertakerwwefan

    and Russian are too late for their UCAV design as compare to west/USA @undertakerwwefan
     
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    Russia UCAV is way bigger than US UCAV. This one wingspan is 20 meters.

    Russia cockpit looks better.
     
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    Hence more detectable on enemy radars (RCS) @undertakerwwefan :p:;):enjoy:

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    These called real cockpits, in development of cockpit ergonomics/design Russians are way way back then west/USA @undertakerwwefan
     
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    Su-35 cockpit looks better.

    S-70 is very stealthy. You can see the engine is shielded. X-47B engine is not shielded.

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    In your blind view yes its even better than F-22/F-35 cockpits @undertakerwwefan :enjoy:

    X-47 engine is also shielded from below @undertakerwwefan
     
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    Su-35 cockpit is better than F-22 cockpit. On par with F-35 cockpit.

    But not from the sides. That's why X-47B was rejected by DOD.