Sukhoi's new toys, uh I mean projects!




 
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September 26th, 2006  
Yossarian
 
 

Topic: Sukhoi's new toys, uh I mean projects!


Here some things they are working on,

UAV systems | Specifications | Projects SSBJ UAV


UNMANNED AIRCRAFT ZOND-1
  • The unmanned aircraft Zond-1 is designed to perform the following tasks of national economic importance:
  • ATC support
  • Relay of communications and television transmissions
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT ZOND-2
The unmanned aircraft Zond-2 is designed to perform the following tasks of national economic importance:
  • Monitoring of the Earth’s surface:
    • - radar-based (sideways-looking radar with synthetic aperture) monitoring to identify emergency conditions (river floods, ice floes, aircraft search-and-rescue missions, etc.), as well as to record topographic changes;
      - electro-optical monitoring, including IR and TV and low-level video links, to identify fires, developments in emergency situations, and to support search-and-rescue operations.
  • Monitoring of the ozone layer
UNMANNED AIRCRAFT ZOND-3
The unmanned aircraft Zond-3 is designed to perform the following tasks of national economic importance:
  • Monitoring of the air environment and ground/water surface:
    • - radar monitoring (sideways-looking radar with synthetic aperture) to surveil emergency conditions, record topographic changes, perform ice coverage reconnaissance, and to assess the status of oil and gas pipelines;
      - electro-optical monitoring, including IR and TV and low-level video links, to monitor emergency situations and follow their development, and to support search-and-rescue operations.
  • Air pollution monitoring
  • Relay of communications transmissions
See any resemblance to global hawk? Or even preditator? If you guys think the 21st Century isnt happing for The Russian Aviation Giants than you are mistaken my friend, Mikoyan is hard at work also, but that is a thread for another day,

(Sources, Foregin Military Anatomy, and Sukhoi .org, pm me for a easy link)
September 26th, 2006  
WarMachine
 
 
they look like ours
September 26th, 2006  
ASTRALdragon
 
 
Quote:
Originally Posted by WarMachine
they look like ours
Why am I not surprised?
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September 26th, 2006  
sandy
 
And,they will sell down-graded them to china.
Russian warmachines for business.
September 26th, 2006  
Yossarian
 
 
Russians dont do business that much with chinese generels any more, thats more of a cold war type thing.
 


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