Russian UAV “Forpost-R” successfully completed factory testing and is preparing for state. They will take several months and probably will pass the airport, “salka”, which in the Sverdlovsk region, said the Agency “Interfax” a source in the military-industrial complex of the country.
the Source also said that “Outpost-R” first took to the air in may 2019 and is currently performed for 12 test flights.
However, according to the Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation, the first flight of “Forpost-R” was held at the end of August 2019. Drone testing coming to an end, added the military.
Initially, the reconnaissance drone “Outpost” was a licensed copy of the Israeli Searcher II drone. The modification with the letter “R” differs in the fact that built entirely from domestic parts: engine ADF-85, onboard electronic systems and ground control station – all Russian production.
Weight “Forpost-R” — 500 pounds, the maximum altitude is 6 km. Fuel drone lasts for 18 hours.