Russia to send drones to monitor situation in Arctic

армия 1

On May 1, Russian drones will start monitoring the situation in the Arctic and in the area of ​​the Northern Sea Route, said Thursday the press service of the Eastern Military District.

“A division of “Orlan-10″ UAVs of the Eastern Military District stationed in Chukotka, will begin monitoring the Arctic zone from May 1. UAV units will perform the task of maintaining the objective control over the situation in the Russian Arctic zone, including the environmental and ice one in the near maritime zone and in the area of ​​the Northern Sea Route,” – a statement said.

It is noted that unmanned systems of the EMD Mi-26 helicopters performing tasks in the Arctic zone are in combat readiness. They can be delivered to any area to monitor the situation in the interests of navigation and to perform search and rescue operations if it is necessary.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s