the Russian defense Ministry will start to receive serial heavy shock-reconnaissance and stealth drones “Hunter” in 2024, reported to President Vladimir Putin, the head of the United aircraft Corporation (UAC) Yuri Slyusar. This aircraft is considered to be a slave of the su-57.
the Manager said that his company from the Russian defense Ministry received the task to move in this direction “left”. “To make deliveries to begin in 2024. So now actively in this matter with colleagues at work”, — said the Manager.
According to him, currently, such weapons, except for Russia, to design and produce only the US and China.
Also Slyusar told about prospects for the strategic bomber-missile Tu-95. “Until the end of August in Taganrog fly from us the long-awaited deeply modernized Tu‑95. The machine not only on the basis of the old glider. The glider we also altered: we have strengthened the wing, changed the individual components of the airframe,” said the head of the KLA.
In September 2019, the defense Ministry released a video of the joint flight of the su-57 and a “Hunter”.
Then Deputy Prime Minister Yuri Borisov said that the test “the Hunter” will be held the next two to three years, and after 2024 the drone “go to series”.
About the first flight “the Hunter” became known in August 2019.