Russia’s unique airborne collision avoidance system (ACAS) SPSV has successfully undergone tests, lifting the nation to the next level of technological independence and dodging Western sanctions.

The proximity warning system SPSV by Russia’s Navigator Company has been tested on the Let L-410 Turbolet, a twin-engine short-range transport aircraft, and is due to be installed on the Sukhoi Superjet 100 type civil planes.

Previously, Navigator Company CEO Sergei Baburov said in an interview with Sputnik that Russia had created its first domestic unique mid-air collision avoidance system for all types of aircraft: Il-96, SJ-100 (Superjet-100), Il-114-300, MS-21, etc.

Prior to that, all Russian civil planes were equipped with the ACAS system by the American company Collins, which possesses a global monopoly in the field.

Under the rules of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) and the Russian Federal Air Transport Agency (also known as Rosaviatsiya), flights of aircraft unequipped with ACAS systems are prohibited in Russian airspace.

At the same time, it has become almost impossible to acquire such systems due to anti-Russian sanctions slapped by the West on Moscow after the beginning of the Russian special military liberation mission in Ukraine.

The Russian proximity warning system SPSV’s onboard functions include: Airborne collision avoidance (TCAS II); airborne transponder operating in modes А/C/S; automatic dependent surveillance–broadcast ADS-B.

According to the manufacturer, SPSV collects data from GNSS, FMS, SINS, Air Data computer systems and shows surrounding traffic, ТА service, and RA recommendations at the airborne display.

As per Pryadka, the new system is largely based on domestic components thus substantially reducing Russia’s dependence on foreign manufacturers.

He noted that Russia’s mainline, short-haul, and long-haul aircraft will soon be equipped with the system. Let’s say, Superjet-100, MS21, Il-96-300, on which, among other things, our President [Vladimir Putin] flies.

Pryadka expects that Collins will retain its leadership on the world market over the next 10 years. However, the expert suggested that Russia’s SPSV can be supplied for aircraft within BRICS, a group of major economies.

As BRICS expands, it offers a large market for Russian producers, including those making new efficient aviation systems.

Pryadka noted that the SPSV is not the only example of Russia’s shift to the domestic component base. Little-by-little, the country is replacing sophisticated Western tech products with Russian-made equipment and software.

Fortunately, Russia has the industrial and scientific base as well as experience and expertise to make its own technological leap to catch up or outperform its foreign peers.

Sputnik / ABC Flash Point News 2023.

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31-08-23 13:38

Russia leading the way to depart from the Zionist western trap system.