January 9. «OPK» Oboronprom » in its own press release dated January 9, 2013 report the successful testing of the first collected on the «Ural plant of civilian aviation» (UZGA, comes in the OPK «Oboronprom») Yekaterinburg UAVs «Outpost» and «Zastava», representing of themselves, respectively, Israeli Searcher Mk II devices and Bird Eye 400 development and production of Israel Aerospaces Industries (IAI).
The press release states that «tests UAV» Outpost «and» force «are conducted on the basis of flight» Salk «near Yekaterinburg since the beginning of December 2012. Despite the extreme weather conditions (in some days of the temperature at the base drop to -30 º C, and in the criteria for real flights at altitudes of two thousand meters reached -50? C) UAV system operating normally and operate smoothly. «
Further, the press release says that «the creation of assembly systems with UAV is under a contract signed in 2010 between the OPK» Oboronprom «and the Israeli company Israel Aerospaces Industries (IAI). Under this agreement, the Israeli side gave the desired technological documentation, process equipment, control and screening booths and training complexes. In addition, IAI supplies components and assemblies and units conducting training of technical personnel UZGA. With all this echnology production UAV meets Russian regulatory technical documents. «
«In the process of implementation of the agreement OPK» Oboronprom » Get a unique competence in the development of industrial production technology of modern systems of UAVs. Later gained practical experience will allow the company to increase the level of localization of production of these systems by verbovaniya devices components and assemblies manufactured in Russia.
UAV tests conducted in the framework of the state defense order for the supply of Russian Ministry of Defense Systems UAV provided applets weapons state. «
From the side bmpd recall that in 2011 the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation issued UZGA contract for delivery in 2011-2013 10 complexes with UAVs «Outpost» The total price paid 9.006 billion rubles, and 27 complexes with mini-UAV type «make» The total price paid 1,339,200,000 rubles.
Tests UAV «Outpost» (IAI Searcher Mk II), collected in the «Ural plant of civilian aviation» for the Ministry of Defense. Salk, 14.12.2012 (c) «OPK» Oboronprom «