RUSSIA is testing a terrifying new weapon that can blind enemies using rays as it steps up the fight to obliterate the Islamic State in Syria.
The country’s defence vehicles could soon be equipped with the device, which fires out light strong enough to block sensors and cloak human vision.
It will provide cover for troops by dazzling enemies and sabotaging hostile reconnaissance attempts.
The “visual optical jammer” named Grach has four projectors and can be remotely controlled by crews.
The device was revealed at a military expo in Russia this week and the Navy are due to start testing a prototype later this month.
Deputy director of device creator OPK Sergey Skokov said: “It can save lives and hardware and causes a strong psychological effect on the enemy,
Full article: Russia tests ray gun that can BLIND enemies as it steps up fight to WIPE OUT Islamic State (Express)