Airship for the Russian army to be built by the end of 2018


Holding “Augur-RosAeroSystems” will build the airship “Atlant” carrying capacity of 16 tons, which can be used in the interests of the Defense Ministry until the end of 2018, Vice President of the Holding Michael Talesnikov said.
“In late June, the defense of the preliminary design of innovative vehicle – airship “Atlas” will take place, and we speak about two versions with capacity of 16 and 60 tons,” said Talesnikov.

He said that currently development work of the first phase is performed, which will be completed in December. “The first stage is completed demonstrator – the layout of the innovation system of balancing,” – said the agency interlocutor.


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