Russia is providing Myanmar with drones, air defense media, and radar stations under the agreement, which was signed while Russian Defense Minister Sergey Shoigu is visiting Myanmar.
Russia includes drones on the list of its military exports, while Myanmar will become the first foreign country to acquire Russian drones, and Russia will supply Myanmar with “Orlan 10” drones.
According to the newspaper “Forbes“, the plane “Orlan 10” entered military service in 2010, and proved its worth in combat trials, and has a wingspan of 3 meters and can carry on board weighing 4.5 kg.
It can weigh at the moment of takeoff about 16 kilograms, while it can stay in the sky for 18 hours, flying at a speed of 110 kilometers per hour with the ability to control it from a distance of 140 kilometers.
And used aircraft “Orlan 10” so far for reconnaissance purposes and can be used to discover remote targets in preparation for bombing with missile missiles.
It is noteworthy that Russia is entering the market, which is witnessing intense competition, but it is possible that other countries will follow the example of Myanmar after the latter receives the Russian drones.