WW2 RED ALERT: Russia tests ‘unrivaled’ new radio-electronic weapon – producer
“Real prototypes of such weapons have already been created and they have proven their efficiency,” a representative of Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Company (OPK), which is in charge of the production, told RIA Novosti.
The new technology falls under the somewhat loose term “weapons based on new physical principles.” The grouping includes armaments that employ physical processes and phenomena not generally used in modern weapons. Laser and sonic weapons are among other examples of such technology.
According to the OPK representative, the brand-new Russian system is as yet unrivaled.
“This is a completely new type of weapon, which has no analogues in our country, and I daresay, in the world.”
The announcement came during the ‘Arms High-tech’ military exhibition currently taking place in Armenia. The state-of-the-art system is capable of disabling various types of targets without using the traditional rounds or shells. Instead, the weapon uses ‘directed energy.’
“It conducts indirect physical impact on the on-board equipment of aircraft or drones and neutralizes precision-guided weapons,” RIA quotes the OPK representative as saying.
The weapon was for the first time presented to Russian
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