Head of Rosoboronexport Mikheev: RF attack drones will be introduced to foreign markets … Percussion devices and kamikaze drones will be offered to foreign customers. This was reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the CEO of the company Alexander Mikheev.
The head of Rosoboronexport noted that in 2021 the Orion-E reconnaissance and strike drone entered the foreign market, which interested foreign customers. Also, over 50 Orlan-10E drones were handed over to foreign operators. Mikheev stressed that in the near future heavy attack drones and kamikaze drones will be brought to the market.
Earlier, a RIA Novosti source in the military-industrial complex said that foreign customers were interested in Orion-E drones. He noted that representatives of the countries of the near and far abroad had sent applications for Orion-E with Vikhr-M missiles.
In September, Sergey Bogatikov, General Director of Kronshtadt JSC, spoke about the drone's satellite communication system “ Orion-E “. According to him, the satellite terminal will allow the device to transmit information from the device to any destination.
In February, Bekkhan Ozdoev, industrial director of the Rostec armament cluster, compared Orion-E to the Turkish Bayraktar TB2 drone. He noted that the devices belong to the same class.