“Using this new configuration we’ll be able to reconnoiter far-off targets pretty fast as the drone is carried 90 kilometers [56 miles] away by a missile moving at a tremendous speed,” Rostec Deputy Director Dmitry Rytenkov told RIA Novosti.
“The UAV will then fly for around 30 minutes scouting the designated area in a real time mode and sending obtained information to the operator,” he added.
On the Russian side the development work on the 300mm missile is being done by Splav - a Tula-based scientific production association.
Earlier it was reported that the two countries will jointly create a brand new heavy-lift helicopter.
Source: RIA Novosti; Photo: © Sputnik/ Vitaliy Ankov