Russia’s New Weapon: Lasers To Shoot Down Enemy Drones

EXPRESS – June 23, 2017: Russian scientists have developed technology capable of zapping enemy drones by laser while also remotely recharging friendly Russian unmanned flyers in the sky.  The drone-zapping technology was developed by specialists from the Institute of Atmospheric Optics, part of the Siberian branch of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

The technology was presented at an innovation exhibition in June. Researcher Grigory Filimonov said that the “highly efficient fibre lasers” are used, and also permit remote recharging. Thus “it allows recharging friendly – and shooting down alien – drones,” he said.  Link: Read Complete Article

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