Meet Chirok: Russia’s Unique Hybrid Amphibious Drone

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A subsidiary of Russia’s state technology corporation Rostec has unveiled the first photo of the Chirok, an amphibious reconnaissance and strike UAV outfitted with an air cushion, ahead of the MAKS-2015 international air show slated to be held near Moscow in late August.

The Chirok (Teal), manufactured by the United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC), has a maxim range of 1550 miles and could reach an altitude of nearly 20,000 feet. It has a maximum effective payload of 300 kilograms. Continue reading

Russia’s Next-Gen Strategic Bomber to Make Maiden Flight in 2023-2024

 

The aircraft is expected to be equipped with an operational engine by the time it takes off for the first time in 2023-2024, he added.

Earlier this week, reports emerged that Russia’s United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) was developing a one-of-a-kind communications system for the PAK DA. The system will be capable of analyzing its state, making adjustments based on these findings and switching its operation modes.

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Russia Develops ‘Microwave Gun’ Able to Deactivate Drones, Warheads

Russia has developed super-high-frequency gun capable of deactivating unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) and the warheads of precision weapons at an impact range of ten kilometers which ensure 360 degrees of perimeter defense.

The equipment, informally named the microwave gun, has been developed for the needs of Russia’s Defense Ministry and will be demonstrated during the closed part of Army-2015, an international event organized by the Russian Defense Ministry, the Federal Space Agency (Roscosmos) and state technology corporation Rostec, which will  be held on June 16-19. Continue reading

Russian National Defense Control Center almost 100% protected from cyber attacks

Meanwhile, lights go out briefly at the White House and at the State Department when something as simple as a transformer is blown a few streets away.

Matter of fact, one should question why the White House is even connected to the same civilian grid. What’s more, one should question whether or not this is a coverup for something more serious such as a cyber attack on Washington from Russia or China. The White House or State Departments should never have lights go dim due to ‘transformer blowouts’.

America is going into war unprepared.

 

According to the head of Control Systems concern, the most important and secret information is transmitted through alternative communications channels which guarantees its resistance to cyber attacks

MOSCOW, December 16. /TASS/. The recently created in Russia National Defense Control Center (NDCC) is almost 100% protected from cyber attacks, Director of the Control Systems concern, member of the board of the United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC — a Rostec subsidiary) Andrey Riznyk told TASS in an interview on Tuesday.

“Everything possible and even more has been done for the Center’s information security. All its systems are protected, the general level of the complex’s security is very powerful, I would say nearly 100%,” said Riznyk. Continue reading