Russia is working on UAV "Hunter-B" ahead of schedule

2021-01-15

Russia is working on UAV "Hunter-B" ahead of schedule

"Hunter" must be capable of autonomously hitting stationary and mobile ground targets with previously known coordinates, including with external target designation in the air.

It is assumed that the strike UAV will be equipped with an artificial intelligence system, providing it with a high degree of autonomy.

EADaily previously reported that on January 12, Russian strike drone "Hunter-B" dropped an unguided 500-kilogram bomb from its internal fuselage compartment at a ground target at the Ashuluk polygon during the first-ever test of this type of UAV. Test bombing shows that the development of the "Hunter-B" is proceeding at a rapid pace.

UAV is constructed as a "flying wing" type with a turbojet engine and a length of 14 meters. It is being developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. It's been indicated that the latest sighting and navigation system installed on the "Hunter-B" allows the use of unguided ammunition with an accuracy approaching that of a precision-guided weapon.




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