Unmanned helicopters began to be used in exercises
During the Russian-Serbian exercises "Slavic Shield-2021", for the first time, an aerial target-simulator of a helicopter (VM-V) was used. They were used to attack the "enemy". Unmanned aerial vehicles have become targets for the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems.
This was reported by the press service of the Tekhnodinamika holding. And he quotes the words of General Director Igor Nasenkov, who noted that the use of drones in the exercises made it possible to work out practical actions to detect and eliminate a simulated air enemy and check the functionality and tactical and technical characteristics of an unmanned aerial vehicle in mountainous terrain, where the Slavic Shield was held. -2021 ".
An unmanned helicopter can stay in the air for at least two hours, it rises to a height of 2.5 kilometers, being in radio communication at a distance of one hundred kilometers.
The first batch of multifunctional unmanned aerial complexes of the helicopter type entered the Russian Aerospace Forces at the end of 2020.