Russia’s Advanced Research Fund is developing deck-based vertical take-off and landing drones, Head of the Fund’s National Center for the Development of Technologies and Basic Robotics Elements Oleg Martyanov told TASS on Monday. Follow Navy Recognition on Google News at this link
"Now we are developing an aircraft-type aerial platform with the possibility of its vertical take-off and landing on the deck. This is a very interesting task: a drone is required to take off, accomplish its mission, return and land on the ship, which sways on the waves in the conditions of the side wind and the ship’s movement," he said.
Currently, specialists are testing the possibilities of multiple drones’ take-off and landing on a limited site and automatic algorithms
The Advanced Research Fund is cooperating with the company Novik from Yegoryevsk in the Moscow Region under this project, he said.