The press service of the “Post of Russia” told that the company was “invited as a guest” to launch the first drone to deliver parcels to Ulan-Ude. The organizer and manufacturer of the device was the company “Rudron / Forwarder 3M”.
During the test launch of an unmanned aerial vehicle in the Republic of Buryatia, an abnormal disconnection of electronic equipment occurred. The causes of the malfunction will be established after decoding the telemetry data. The test launch of the UAV is postponed. A new date will be announced later.
In the “Post of Russia” also that “they just put a mail box” in the drones, and the rest was made by the manufacturer. The cost of the device is estimated at 1.2 million rubles. The government of Buryatia added that the parcel did not suffer from the crash.
Earlier, General Director of the “Mail of Russia” Nikolai Podguzov said that the company intended to use drones to deliver letters and parcels to hard-to-reach areas and noted that the project “should become successful.” About such plans, “Russian Post” told as early as 2016.