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Russia’s ZALA Tested New Drone With High-Definition Optical System In Syria (Video)

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Russia’s ZALA Tested New Drone With High-Definition Optical System In Syria (Video)

The ZALA 421-16Е5G drone as seen in footage released by the ZALA Aero Group.

The ZALA Aero Group, a subsidiary of Russia’s defense giant Kalashnikov, has tested its latest ZALA 421-16Е5G drone in Syria.

The drone, which is propelled by a unique hybrid-electric system that combines an electric motor and an internal combustion engine, is capable of staying in the air for more than 12 hours and has an operational range of more than 100 kilometers. The state-of-the-art drone was unveiled by ZALA last April.

ZALA released a video from the test in Syria on April 15. The video went unnoticed by military observers until very recently.

During the test, the ZALA 421-16Е5G captured high definition footage of militants using its modern Z-16E5VHD60-IRA2/IRQ electro-optical, infrared system. The system is also equipped with a laser designator.

The ZALA 421-16Е5G is equipped with the ZX1 on-board computer with an integrated AI [Artificial Intelligence] capabilities which allows for the processing and transmission of HD quality videos and photos via encrypted communication channels.

The drone’s sharp surveillance capabilities allow it to identify and track the smallest targets with high accuracy. This feature is especially important in urban warfare.

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Russian, Chinese & Iranian technological progress will leave the west far behind. They are not beholden to a parasitic investor class of degenerates.

Wall street functions through institutional investment funds, state street capital, blackrock, as two examples. These “investment funds” hold a controlling majority stake in boeing, raytheon, ge and other american “defense” contractors.

This is how the zionist multi passport holders enrich themselves, through war, destruction and scams like high frequency trading.

Chess Master

I would change the order in Iranian, Chinese, Russian. Currently Russia is behind Turkey at drones.

Last edited 29 days ago by Chess Master
Jphn

So is Russia buying military equipment from Turkey, or the other way around?

Chess Master

The topic is drones, not military equipment.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

To be exact the Ottoman drone is not Turkish. It’s a conglomerate of equipment from its NATOstani allies. This is why production of the Bayrakatar TB 2, which for a drone did excellently in combat, in fact pioneering genuine peer level drone use against a conventional enemy, fell off a cliff as soon as Canadastan stopped selling cameras. Russian drone tech is 100% its own. Yes, Russia got off to a slow start on drones, but it is obviously doing much better than one would think in a situation where it has had to reinvent the wheel.

Gorgeous George

Technological “progress” looks as if it goes into a horrible direction with automated AI killing machines and tailored biological weapons and nukes for everybody. There wont be any winners unfortunately.

Chris Gr

LOL do you realize that Russia and China have no problem with Israel?

World_Eye

Finally, Russia HD Optics that actually can see much much better than the other ones that had 5MP cameras and all image was shaking, no stabilizers.

World_Eye

Damn but still not stabilization on the image for GOD sakes Russia. The image needs to stay still, by now, the US and Israel, and Turkey have the best drones, but those Turkish drones have very good optics, HD image, stable image rock stable, but the Optics that are in Bayraktar drones and others are made in Canada, and Canada stopped exporting optics to the Turks a few months ago. The US Global Hawk can see your face from 60.000 feet from the air rock-solid stable image, but it is a big drone of course, but even Iran have small catapulted drones that are HD optics and very stable image, not to shake constantly, shaking in the image is bad and makes a bad image to watch and see stuff.

Jphn

So is Russia buying military equipment from Turkey, or the other way around?

Chess Master

Russia is using American GPS systems on their bombers in Syria.

Ragheadthefiendlyterrorist

One problem with drones is their propensity to be noisy enough to tip people off that they’re overhead. This is one reason the Taliban bought a super quiet Chinese drone to optimise for bombing, even though it cost $60000, instead of a cheaper model. This particular Zala obviously has two immediate advantages: an extremely good camera and a remarkably thin profile (it is almost invisible from the back). Can’t say anything about the sound profile.

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