Russian Aircraft Corporation "MiG" and "dry" signed an agreement on cooperation in the development of unmanned aerial vehicles. This was a Thursday, Oct. 25, according to
- UAV "Probe 1". Photo from sukhoi.org
- Unmanned systems "PROBE 2"
According Korotkov, "MiG" will take part in the project, the tender for which previously won holding "Dry". According to the agency, in July 2012, the Russian Defense Ministry selected the company "Sukhoi" as the main developer of the project the impact of heavy drone. Possible future machine specifications were not disclosed.
Earlier work together on impact drone
ITAR-TASS news agency, citing a RAC "MiG", the company said on Oct. 25 as a significant increase in the use of composite materials in aircraft structures such as the MiG-29. Instead of two or three percent of the volume of composite materials in the construction fighters have 10-12 percent. In particular, the use of composite materials has made half the outer surface area of airplanes. This in turn reduces the weight of the aircraft design to increase the resistance to corrosion and its rigidity.