The following year, commissioned by Rosatom will begin construction of the lenticular unmanned airship, the General Director of FSUE "Dolgoprudnikov KB automation" Victor Golubyatnikov.
"Development work on the creation of an airship for Rosatom provide for the construction of a prototype, which will take approximately two years. The company has built a model of lenticular unmanned airship DP-27 and now it fulfills on design and technological solutions, the new system ", — said Golubyatnikov.
According to him, the DP-27 is fulfilled unmanned airship control system. "Testing the modified control system on the DP-27 is planned for late summer — early fall of this year and will last for a month. All that is being tested and will be tested on the DP-27 will move to the "big" airship for Rosatom "- said Golubyatnikov.
According to him, an unmanned airship for Rosatom should have a diameter of 50 m, a ceiling of 5 thousand m, range 800 km. On the unit will be fitted with four turboprop engines an output of 400 hp Airship equipment will be installed, which will allow the operator to a distance of 100 km to lead the airship flight.