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Dubai Airshow 2021: Kronstadt displays new Russian unmanned capabilities
Russian manufacturer Kronstadt unveiled an automated operator workstation for controlling multiple UAVs during the Dubai Airshow on 14-18 November.
The system has a completely new graphical interface and uses AI and augmented reality with 3D terrain mapping. The automated workstation enables the operator to perform supervision tasks only, instead of direct control of the UAVs.
Main operations related to flight control, systems management, handling of assigned tasks and the interaction between the uncrewed aircraft will be performed by a computer via AI.
This approach may allow Russian UASs to evolve to a new stage of semi-autonomous sophistication.
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