Friday, 10 August 2018

Russian Air Force will receive five general-purpose control and relay aircraft Il-22M11

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BY THE END OF 2021, THE MINISTRY OF DEFENSE WILL RECEIVE FIVE IL-22M11 AIRCRAFT


10:58 7/08/2018

According to open sources, the re-equipment of Il-22 aircraft in the modification of IL-22M11 is the installation of the Sokol retransmission unit on the aircraft.

MOSCOW, August 7 - RIA Novosti. Before November 10, 2021, the Russian Air Force will receive five general-purpose control and relay aircraft Il-22M11. The relevant information is posted on the public procurement portal.

According to the documentation, the initial (maximum) cost of the contract is 1.6 billion rubles. Until November 10, 2019, two planes must be delivered, until November 10, 2021, three.

According to open sources, the re-equipment of Il-22 aircraft in the modification of IL-22M11 is the installation of the Sokol retransmission unit on the aircraft. The work is carried out at EMZ them. V.M. Myasishchev.

Source: ria.ru


IL-22M11-Surt Sokol

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Since the late 1990s part of a fleet of these specials was upgraded to IL-22M11-Surt Sokol. The Il-22M11-Surt Sokol is an advanced modification of aircraft type Il-22M Zebra ( Coot B ) installing retransmission complex type of Sokol. This model lacks the Ventral antenna cover. In it spalce is a pair of tandemly arranged smallish cutting antennas followed triad elongated juxtaposed plate antennas. While the plate antennae are lined with two small cutting antennas and one huge antenna with the shape of an inverted "L" (which is located directly in front of the leading edge of the wing, the left one huge antenna with the shape of an inverted "L" (which is located at the third round blackouts). Other differences are the installation of dorsal antennae. There are six different sized tandemly arranged straight cutting antennas followed by a pair of large tandemly arranged antenna with an inverted "L". installation of the latter two antennas is thereby located at a level emergency outputs. The model Il-22M11-Surt Sokol was under the modernization program regulated part of the fleet of aircraft of type IL-22 Bison ( Coot B ) and Il-22M Zebra ( Coot B ) of the Russian VVS. The first one (RA-75909) passed state tests between 25 March and 1 August 1998. Source: globalsecurity.org

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