Russian planning bomb "Drill" did not pass state tests

Terms of state tests cluster bombs "Drill" moved to 2019 year

The general director of Techmash, Vladimir Lepin, issued a statement to RIA Novosti regarding the state tests of the latest planned cluster bombs, Drel. These tests are scheduled to be completed in 2019.

"PBK-500U SPBE-K" ("Drill") can be used at any time of day and in any weather. Since the planning bomb, the carrier aircraft does not need to enter the enemy's air defense zone. The bomb can attack armored vehicles, ground-based radar stations, control points.

At a scientific and technical conference held earlier, Lepin reported that in the Russian army, "Drill" was to be put into service in the 2018 year. The conference was dedicated to unguided aviation munitions, and their further development.

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