Okhotnik heavy UAV Flying Wing unveiled in Russia

Popular Mechanics reports that the drone is designed to hit ground targets in support of manned aircraft, and to destroy headquarters units and their defenses. GlobalSecurity.org provided the size comparison between the Sukhoi S-70 and Okhotnick-B variant, and notes that the first flight of the Hunter is expected in 2019. Ground photos courtesy of VK/Military Informant, via Popular Mechanics. 

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