This could very likely explain what happened to the USS Donald Cook a few months ago, where it was described to be shut off like it was a simple television set.
As oft said here, what’s more concerning is not the Russian capability in war or the undeclared weapons, but what the American unintelligence community fails to see ahead of time until it’s too late. They all of a sudden become “shocked” to see something like this. It’s quite safe to say that Russia’s military (and also China’s) is just about on par with their American counterparts. Within the next few years, as America suicidally declines, they will be the dominant forces in the world.
As we speak, we’re living through the changing of the guard.
Russia is boasting a major advance in electronic warfare technology enabling Vladimir Putin’s armed forces to zap foreign military satellites, and “switch off” enemy weapons.
The new system will muzzle the guidance systems of Western cruise missiles and other high-precision arms, it is claimed.
Its Russian makers say it is a “fundamentally new electronic warfare system” which can be mounted on ground-based as well as air- and sea-borne carriers.
Russia’s Radio-Electronic Technologies Group (KRET) deputy chief Yuri Mayevsky said: “The system will target the enemy’s deck-based, tactical, long-range and strategic aircraft, electronic means and suppress foreign military satellites’ radio-electronic equipment.”
“It will not be based on satellites as this is prohibited by international rules and we comply with this rule.”
The new technology “will fully suppress communications, navigation and target location, and the use of high-precision weapons”, said Mikheyev, who did not give further details of the claimed military breakthrough.
“The system will be used against cruise missiles and will suppress satellite-based radio location systems.
“It will actually switch off enemy weapons.”
“At the end of the year, the system’s component will leave the factory gates for trials at testing ranges.”
Full article: Russia claims to have super weapon that disables western satellites and long range arms (Mirror)