The source said about the characteristics of the new Russian “flying radar”

The source said about the characteristics of the new Russian “flying radar”

Moscow. July 7. INTERFAX.RU — IN Russia there are active tests of the latest aircraft, airborne early warning (AEW) and control A-100, said an informed source.

According to him, one of the main advantages of the complex — its radio transparency.

“Was created and perfected a unique production technology radio-transparent fairings large sizes”, — said the source.

“No one in the world complex does not possess such capabilities. Compared to the A-50 significantly increased the range of detection of air and sea targets, increased number of simultaneously accompanied by air (surface) objects, the results and processing speed of all information,” — said the Agency interlocutor.

He noted that A-100 will be able to direct on target in the whole range of velocities and heights in the presence of interference.

Earlier it was reported that the AWACS aircraft A-100 made its first flight in November 2017 airfield Taganrog aviation scientific-technical complex im. G. M. Beriev (included in UAC).

All equipment A-100 created Federal research and production center A Concern VEGA (part of state Corporation rostec). In the work on the project involved extensive cooperation of enterprises of the domestic industry with the support of leading scientific centers of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

During the download an error has occurred.

According to the specialized magazine “Air and space frontier”, radar aircraft A-100 is able to track up to 300 targets at a distance of 650 km and manage 30 fighters. The AWACS aircraft can stay aloft for up to six hours at a distance of 1000 km from its base.