Experts from the United instrument Corporation (OPK) has developed a batch of air kite, which includes the monitoring site, and relay of telecommunication signals. This became known from the official press service of the defense industry.
The company explained that the kite is an analogue of a kite is able to gain height in a few kilometers, providing solution to wide range of problems. Kite is the best repeater signals for ships and ground forces. It can greatly facilitate the transfer of cargo on rough terrain through the natural obstacles and to conduct meteorological observations, to measure the radiation level and so on.
The expert also outlined the main difference between a kite and a balloon, the resistance to powerful wind gusts.
Sources in the Corporation said that the interest in the idea of such a development had originally been, but still realize it was not possible for lack of suitable materials. Russian developers have managed to create special materials with different overstrength and able to withstand wind, backache and cuts.