Russia's New Okhotnik Stealth Drone Is Closer to Being Ready for Combat
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Kris Osborn

Security, Europe

One trial at a time.

Russia is pursuing additional tests, demonstrations and “familiarization flights” of its emerging Okhotnik stealthy heavy attack drone. These tests are intended to bring surveillance technology and stealthy assault mission options to this 5th generation aircraft. 

The drone, which first emerged in August of last year, performed a joint flight with a Russian Su-57 last September. During that exercise, it “maneuver[ed] in the air in the automated...

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