Rostec Unveils the Unmanned Checkmate

Rostec State Corporation unveiled the unmanned modification of the Checkmate 5th generation light tactical aircraft developed by Sukhoi Company of the United Aircraft Corporation.

The unmanned version of the aircraft complex was shown in a new video posted today on the YouTube channels of Rostec State Corporation and the United Aircraft Corporation, as well as in a new informational special project.

The protagonist of the video, the Air Force commander of a foreign country, describes the advantages of the 5th generation aircraft and the project philosophy.

The Checkmate light tactical aircraft developed by Sukhoi Company (part of Rostec’s United Aircraft Corporation), Russia’s first single-engine fifth-generation aircraft, was first presented in July 2021 at MAKS-2021 air show. The key characteristics of the aircraft are its low visibility, low flight hour cost, open architecture and high performance in terms of “cost-effectiveness”.

Source: Rostec news release

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