MiG-31 fighters to get new navigation system for Arctic

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The MiG-31 fighters interceptors will get a strap down inertial navigation system for operations in the Arctic, Vladimir Mikheyev, an adviser to deputy head of the Radio-Electronic Technologies (KRET) concern Vladimir Mikheyev told TASS on Tuesday.

“This aircraft will be equipped with new navigation means – a strap down inertial navigation system,” said Mikheyev, explaining that the new equipment would enable fighters to navigate in the Arctic without correction from GPS and GLONASS satellites.

In addition, a new version of the on-board electronic warfare complex Vitebsk has been developed for the MiG-31 fighter, the official said. According to him, the interceptor’s Zaslon type on-board radar is planned to be seriously modernised.

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