Russian military to get another new drone system

08:59, October 19, 2010      

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The Russian military will obtain another new Stroi-PD aerial reconnaissance system this year that includes six drones, an official source said Monday.

"The production of one more system of the series was planned for 2010, " the source was quoted by the Interfax news agency as saying.

"Several Stroi-P and Stroi-PD systems have been supplied to the Armed Forces in recent years, but production has been irregular," the official added.

Between 1992 and 2002, Russian armed forces received five Stroi systems and over 40 Pchela, an aerial drone with a cruising speed of 120-160 kph, maximum flight duration of two hours and a telemetry range of 60 km.

Source: Xinhua

(Editor:赵晨雁)

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