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New military transport aircraft Il-76MD-90A protected from missiles

New military transport aircraft Il-76MD-90A and the tanker on its base received on-Board defense system that protects from missiles, told reporters the chief designer of JSC "Radiopribor" (included in KRET, a Rostec) Evgeny Glebov.

"Defensive systems are put on the Il-76MD-90A aircraft and tanker Il-78M-90A. On the first sample of the tanker system, which produced the developer, a Il-76MD-90A is released serially, so there we put serial defense," said Glebov, without specifying the name of the complex.

"Surprised everyone" in the Ukraine and turned it into a combat aircraft

About a hundred modern multi-role fighters, advanced drones, new transport aircraft, disposal of obsolete machines — information and consulting Agency Defense Express, published a plan for the development of Ukrainian military aircraft to 2035. It has already approved the Military Council of the Air forces of the country. The plans are very ambitious: for 15 years, in fact, to create a new kind of troops. About how this is really taking into account the current state of the APU and the economic situation — in the material RIA Novosti.

In the document we are talking mainly about the re-equipment of tactical aircraft. The vast majority of existing machines — patched-pereletnye, from the Soviet times and in good, has long been to be written off. To update the fleet of the Ukrainian authorities plan to spend a record $ 200 billion hryvnia — $ 7.5 billion at the current exchange rate. Note that the entire military budget of Ukraine in 2020 — a little more than 100 billion hryvnia.