According to the blog of "Tupolev", according to Japan’s Ministry of Defense, December 17, 2012 Air Force fighter SDF up to intercept an unidentified aircraft, and found that it was the first and only instance of the new Russian aircraft Tu-intelligence complex 214R (registration number RA-64511). It is curious that the aircraft has not yet been painted and does not bear any identifying marks.
The Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511) in flight over the Japan morem.17.12.2012 (s)
This is the first appearance of the "foreigners" passing trials of integrated intelligence aircraft Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511, serial number 42305011, serial number 511) was built of "Kazan Aircraft Production Association named after Gorbunov" (CAPO) for the Ministry of Defense of Russia. As is known, the aircraft made its first flight in Kazan, December 24, 2009, and from June 2012 passed extensive testing at the airport of "Flight Research Institute named after Gromov" in Zhukovsky near Moscow.
The current flight over the Sea of Japan, apparently, was part of the test program complex aircraft equipment. RA-64511 plane flew to the Far East of Zhukovsky and arrived in Khabarovsk December 15, 2012.
Two Tu-214R ("product 411" OCD "Faction-4") are based on the contract with the Ministry of Defense of Russia JSC "Tupolev" and CAPO on November 29, 2002. Leading developer of on-board intelligence complex is OAO "Radio Engineering Corporation" Vega ".
According to the report CAPO in 2011, the aircraft scheduled for delivery in 2013.
The second copy of the Tu-214R (registration number RA-64514, serial number 42305014, serial number 514) to date is in the final assembly shop CAPO. According to the report CAPO in 2011, the plane is now scheduled for completion in 2014.
The route of flight of the Tu-214R (RA-64511) 17.12.2012 (c) www.meyet.com
The Tu-214R (registration number RA-64511) makes a landing in Khabarovsk.15/12/2012 (C) FLEHG / aviaforum.ru