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Military have spent three billion for development of the UAV and have winded down the project


The Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation has stopped development of the biggest Altair unmanned aerial vehicle. The Vedomosti newspaper belonging to Demyan Kudryavtsev's family with reference to sources in the defensive industry writes about it. More than 3 billion rubles have been spent for creation of the UAV of the class HALE (big height and duration of flight) in which the Kazan experimental design bureau of Simonov was engaged. Three prototypes of drones have been created, they even have managed to reach a stage of flight tests. The Defense Ministry has noted that practices won't be gone — the reserve will be transferred to the Ural Civil Aviation Works (UCAW) where the Russified version of the Israeli BLA Searcher under the name "Outpost" is now made. The edition didn't manage to receive comments of the Ministry of Defence, experimental design bureau of Simonov and the management of UZGA. In the comment of the expert it is noted that closing of the project speaks about existence of serious claims of the customer to his developer — Altair in seven years hasn't been handed over to military, despite news about progress of development. Materials on teme00:02 — strashnopochy the USA aren't afraid on October 23, 2017 of backward Russian weapon Altair weighing three tons in a big way of a wing 28,5 meters is capable to bear loading to two tons, to overcome distance in 10 thousand kilometers, to rise by height up to 12 kilometers and to be in autonomous flight up to two days. The first prototype of the device has made flight in July the 2016th, second sample has departed in May of the 2017th. On April 16 the court in Kazan has arrested Alexander Gomzin — the CEO of experimental design bureau Simonov. Use of the subsidies provided in November, 2014 by Minpromtorg for the purposes, "their receiving which isn't corresponding to conditions" was incriminated to him. Subsequently Gomzin has been released and the experimental design bureau continues to direct. It is more than important news in Film of Day Telegram-channel. Subscribe!

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