In the United States began testing the complex to combat the drones


During the tests

As the rapid development of impact UAVs, the emergence of means of combating them is only a matter of time. Currently, representatives of the US Army have begun to test the complex, specifically designed to destroy enemy UAVs.

The main striking element of the complex is the “smart” missile, equipped with a sophisticated radar control system. It will be fired from a 50-mm cannon Orbital ATK Bushmaster III. The creation of the complex is a kind of American response to the development of unmanned shock vehicles in many countries of the world, among which there are potential enemies of the United States.

Scheme of the complex

According to one of the developers of the Manfredo Luciano complex, the Bushmaster system has many advantages, besides, experts from Denmark and the Netherlands are ready to offer their CV-90 armored vehicle, where a 35 mm version of this gun is already installed.

50-mm cannon

The range of the missile is just over a mile. The capture of the target using the radar is carried out on the ground, after which the gun is deployed in the desired direction. After start-up, control passes to the on-board computer in accordance with a changing air situation. Later military specialists based on this complex plan to create systems to combat missiles, artillery and mortar ammunition.

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