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The Russian Defense Ministry announced on Friday that Russia’s latest heavy attack drone ‘Okhotnik’ has performed its first flight with the Su-57 fighter jet.
Okhotnik in Russian means Hunter.
The ministry said, “The Okhotnik unmanned aerial vehicle has performed its first joint flight with a fifth-generation Su-57 plane,”
It was reported that the flight was conducted in the automated mode
The ministry stated that “As part of the ongoing test program, the Okhotnik drone performed a flight in the automated mode in its full configuration, entering the airborne alert area,”.
The ministry added that during the flight, the drone and the Su-57 fighter practiced interaction “to broaden the fighter’s radar coverage and to provide target acquisition for employing air-launched weapons”
As reported, the flight lasted more than 30 minutes.
In this video Defense Updates analyzes the joint flight of Russia’s latest Okhotnik attack drone with its most potent fighter jet Su 57.
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“Giant Wyrm” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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