October 14, 2016

"The Russian government is backing a military research project to develop a powerful microwave-based weapon designed to take out unmanned enemy drones from up to half a mile away."

the stack: The country’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) created the microwave gun specifically to disrupt the electronics of enemy missiles. by Alice MacGregor

'Using the ultra-high frequency waves the weapon can completely disable aircraft communications, resulting in loss of control.

'The destructive rays, which belong to a group of warfare technologies known as directed-energy weapons (DEW), will be emitted from surface-to-air Buk missile systems.

'A UIMC spokesperson told Sputnik News that "working models of these weapons have already been developed and proved their effectiveness. This is a completely new type of weapon that has no equals either in this country or anywhere else in the world."'

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