The Russian Ministry of Defence has released footage of the first flight of the Sukhoi S-70 Okhotnik drone, showing the unmanned aerial vehicle taking off from a test airfield and conducting a 20 minute flight at altitudes of up to 600 meters before touching back down.

Testing of the UAV first began at the Novosibirsk Aviation Plant earlier this year.

Created by engineers from the Sukhoi Design Bureau, makers of the Russia’s Su-57 fifth generation fighter, the Okhotnik is said to be made of advanced composite materials and coatings which ‘make it practically invisible to radar’, and is fitted with equipment for optoelectronic, radio-based and other types of reconnaissance.

According to Rossiyskaya Gazeta, the drone may also be equipped for strike missions, and is designed to be paired with the Su-57 for joint missions.

The Okhotnik has a 19 meter wingspan, making it larger than some fighters, and is rumoured to use the AL-31 series engine found aboard Su-27 fighters.

Presented at a Russian military expo in June, the drone is said to have a flight range of up to 3,500 km, and the ability to fly up to 920 km per hour at up to 10,500 meters.

The Okhotnik is Russia’s first heavy drone design, with Russia first starting efforts to develop drones for military applications in 2013.

 

Source: Sputnik

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This is an incredible military development! Russia just a few years ago had to buy drones from those hook-nosed Juice in occupied Palestine. Now, they’ve royally surpassed them and their friends in Washington are in dire need of some underwear changing!

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Actually, Russian drones fly on the transfer of technology from Israel and even use Israeli-made parts for such purposes. You seem to forget that 1 million of Israelis are also Russians and Putin even owns an apartment in Tel-Aviv 😁 Putin is an Orthodox-Christians and if you expect some idiots in the past, Christians ALWAYS side with the Jews. Don’t worry, Gaza and Judea-Samaria won’t still be occupied for long, Fakestinians will end having to return in their countries of origin, now even Swiss has cut UNRWA funding. Once the EU will follow, and it will soon up or later,… Read more »

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This looks like the us drone that fell into iranian hands a few years back

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Daeshbags-Sux

Well there are a “few” differences and it’s obviously stretched : The Sukhoi S-70 is way bigger/heavier than a RQ-170, even if both have a 20m wingspan : S-70 has 20t empty weight, uses a Flanker’s engine and is even lightly supersonic (Mach 1.2) with an impressive range of 6,000km and 2t payload… BTW, as Knesset said that alternative solution to more F-35 was necessary (due to costs and other issues), if you have some entries in IDF, Dassault’s Rafale would do the job and their nEUROn demonstrator was considered for a new version with Rafale’s engine. Rafale F4 will… Read more »

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If we talk about “countries of origin” them more than half of the population of fakerael needs to go back to Easter Europe, you filthy jews aren’t Semite or have any relation to the land.

Daeshbags-Sux
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Daeshbags-Sux

Wrong, and archaeology prove it! Oh, BTW, a Philistine cemetery from 3,000 years ago was found. The Bible was absolutely right : Philistines have European DNA, they came from Greek islands (Crete). The majority of Israelis are Mizrahi whose ancestors never left the Levant. Actually, European Jews (Ashkenazim) are a minority, and for a good reason : your preferred politician, a vile creature named Adolf H., murdered the most of them. For your “Holohoax Shoah -6m” nickname, I enjoin you to read Haj Amin al-Husseini’s memories : he was “just” Arafat’s uncle, and also the grand mufti of Jerusalem, the… Read more »

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Refael from israel

Tuck off you coward. Put your picture. Hooked nose…and definitly bigger brain and b***s than you. Get off the internet you hate spreading miseablle moron. Just kill yourself. Wanna make a better world ? Kill yourself

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F*ckoff

In your dreams, you Kikestani coward pee-brained loser! You can’t even speak proper English, inbred f*ck! Iranians will outwit you any day of the week, you stupid a*s arrogant little-d*ck Joo!

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Daeshbags-Sux

Well, for now, the Jews are taking their revenge on the numerous attacks on them by Iranian proxies like Hamas or Hezbollah : IRGC gets seriously hammered about 2-3x a week and Iran can do nothing. A Syrian diplomat speaking under condition of anonymity recently declared that IDF killed about the quarter of IRGC in Syria and hammered Hezbo so hard that they pulled 80% of their personnel out of the country. He added that neither Syrian govt nor Iran were publishing losses but these were really huge. Considering that IDF did about 200 air strikes within a year, it’s… Read more »

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Daeshbags-Sux

Refael : you shouldn’t go for the trap of insult exchange : it lowers the debate, and those using words always end losing it : they just prove themselves intellectually irrelevant. Keep calm and let your IDF taking care of mowing the lawn, they do it really well. Thus, you could optimise weaponry ; there’d be some clever things to do, e.g. Tavor could become accurate and lethal at 1km, you should consider a mini-Uzi PDW using .25 Garin, using the DragonSkin body armour and making a helmet cover out of it too… When IDF kill ratio will be on… Read more »