On August 7, the Russian Defense Ministry released a first every video showing Okhotnik (Hunter) heavy unmanned combat aerial vehicle (UCAV). Earlier, the military revealed that the UCAV had performed its first flight.
The flight took place at 12.20 Moscow time on August 5. It lasted for over 20 minutes. The UCAV flown by the operator made several circles around the airfield at an altitude of 600 meters and then successfully landed.
Okhotnik is developed by the Sukhoi Design Bureau. The UCAV does have a low signature, a flying wing aerodynamic scheme, and a takeoff weight of 20 tons. It is made of composite materials and a radar-absorbing coat.
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