MOSCOW, December 20 — RIA Novosti. Promising new aircraft for long-range aircraft, developed in Russia, can go into service in 2025, said Tuesday the commander of long-range aviation, Major General Anatoly Zhiharev.
"Right now developed a promising aviation complex long-range aircraft. Developers given the tactical and technical specifications in accordance with our requirements. We want to get the plane with a completely new sighting and navigation system, communications and intelligence, electronic warfare, "- said Zhiharev.
The aircraft must use all existing weapons and have been subtly added Zhiharev.
Design work will be done OKB. Tupolev.
"The aircraft to be used on the ground of the first class. In 2012, the project will be approved by the aircraft. The first sample will be released in 2020. For service he can do in 2025, "- said the general.
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