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Russian designers use the groundwork to create a new aircraft with laser weapons

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Russian engineers intend to use the available experience gained in creating an aircraft with a laser weapons A-60 based on IL-76, reports Interfax with reference to an informed source.




The development of this complex took place, all the work done will allow to make a step forward in the creation of such aircraft. (...) Most likely, a fundamentally new similar aircraft will be created later, but not on the basis of the IL-76MD aircraft,
said a source to the agency.

The interviewee added that at the moment work on the complex is not underway.

The fact that work is underway in the Russian Federation to create a laser complex capable of suppressing reconnaissance assets from airplanes on the ground, the sea, in the air and in space, became known in 2016.

A-60 - a flying lab based on the IL-76 (carrier of laser weapons) has existed since 1991. With the help of the laboratory, experiments were carried out on blinding optical homing heads of enemy missiles. Due to the lack of funds, work was suspended at 2011, but it was resumed the following year. It was assumed that the installation will receive a more powerful laser, and the laboratory itself will go full modernization.
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  1. KVU-NSVD
    KVU-NSVD 26 February 2018 12: 04
    +4
    A-60 - a flying lab based on the IL-76 (carrier of laser weapons) has existed since 1991. With the help of the laboratory, experiments were carried out on blinding optical homing heads of enemy missiles. Due to the lack of funds, work was suspended at 2011, but it was resumed the following year. It was assumed that the installation will receive a more powerful laser, and the laboratory itself will go full modernization.
    Well, at least there is a flying laboratory and the development is not curtailed .. And it pleases ..
    1. Giant thought
      Giant thought 26 February 2018 12: 08
      +1
      Well, this is all, unfortunately, only intentions, and how God will realize them, God alone knows, because practical work in this direction is not being carried out, as you can understand, due to lack of funding.
      1. Shurik70
        Shurik70 26 February 2018 13: 35
        +1
        I believe that our development has not been curtailed just because the Americans are advertising their own.
        And developments based on new principles must be conducted, otherwise we will lag behind. Laser, sonic, microwave, beam, rail, swarm UAVs, hypersonic missiles, etc. .. And do not forget to improve the old.
      2. FID
        FID 26 February 2018 13: 35
        +1
        Quote: Thought Giant
        Well, at least there is a flying laboratory and the development is not curtailed .. And it pleases ..

        Well, back to the article: ..... "The interlocutor added that at the moment the work on the complex is not conducted."
        I apologize, this is not to the Giant of thought, but to the previous speaker ...
      3. ASG7
        ASG7 26 February 2018 14: 14
        +1
        Big Science does not tolerate fuss. A project can gather dust on shelves for decades until a “feeble batan” comes and flips your worldview. But the project does not move, so there is no breakthrough, there is progress, and there is no breakthrough in this direction.
    2. Piramidon
      Piramidon 26 February 2018 14: 05
      0
      Quote: KVU-NSVD
      Well, at least there is a flying laboratory and the development is not curtailed .. And it pleases ..

      And how to understand this?
      The interviewee added that at the moment work on the complex is not underway.
      1. KVU-NSVD
        KVU-NSVD 26 February 2018 14: 09
        +2
        And how to understand this?
        With the help of the laboratory, experiments were conducted on the blinding of optical homing heads of enemy missiles. In 2011, due to lack of means of work, they were suspended, but already next year they were resumed
        There is no clarity in the article - no work is underway on the airline complex or even on installation for it .. hi
  2. newcomer
    newcomer 26 February 2018 12: 04
    +1
    I didn’t understand: the work is not being conducted on the complex on the basis of IL 76, or is it not being conducted at all?
    1. bulvas
      bulvas 26 February 2018 12: 06
      +3
      I apologize, not in the subject, but if someone has not seen:

      For the boys: how the Russian political scientist Ostashko defeated the Polish journalist Matseychuk

      https://riafan.ru/1028659-za-pacanov-kak-rossiisk
      ii-politolog-ostashko-pobedil-polskogo-zhurnalist
      a-maceichuka? utm_referrer = https% 3A% 2F% 2Fzen.yande
      x.com
      1. newcomer
        newcomer 26 February 2018 12: 11
        +1
        well done!
      2. groks
        groks 26 February 2018 12: 45
        0
        Ostashko is so eager to think that he has no obstacles.
        People, how do you understand what is happening in general? A certain participant in a television show staged a fight in a restaurant with the second one. Notably, the guys were promoting.
        Why to that to spell the last words of the hero?
        1. newcomer
          newcomer 26 February 2018 12: 52
          +3
          I regard the fact of this PR show negatively. for this Poles is not even worth spitting in his face. happy with the result of the "battle". and this our editor-in-chief needed: a. to finish off a lyakh back in the studio, a few months ago, and not to allow this Lyakhsky Nazi to become a “knight” who suffered in an “honest battle” with a hated Russian, in the eyes of his Lyakh sarodichs.
          1. groks
            groks 26 February 2018 13: 10
            0
            So in the studio they had an agreement. This is a show.
            1. newcomer
              newcomer 26 February 2018 13: 14
              +1
              okay, be on top. why then was the face mocked now? although do not care.
              1. groks
                groks 26 February 2018 13: 30
                0
                Yes, not really do not care. Do not take the show for reality. And this is not my opinion, the people pulled out the backstage both before and after the massacre.
                1. newcomer
                  newcomer 26 February 2018 13: 58
                  0
                  you didn’t understand: it was necessary to beat so that the blyakh did not get up. and all that after, yes around_ do not care.
                  1. groks
                    groks 26 February 2018 14: 23
                    +1
                    Hello! And with whom then will Ostashko bark? And why beat him? That Tikhonov beat the armored muzzle, for his role? And Lyubshin, to Yankovsky?
                    1. newcomer
                      newcomer 26 February 2018 16: 45
                      0
                      You know, you’ve already played the role. the circus has left, catch up.
    2. Piramidon
      Piramidon 26 February 2018 14: 14
      +1
      Quote: newbie
      I didn’t understand: the work is not being conducted on the complex on the basis of IL 76, or is it not being conducted at all?

      Hard to understand. The article is somehow muddy. As usually happens in such cases, refer to "an informed source who wishes to remain anonymous". request
  3. ancestors from Don
    ancestors from Don 26 February 2018 12: 06
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    It all comes down to a source of enormous energy, where to get it? maybe the work will go faster when a mini-controlled nuclear reaction is received. Although the direction of combat lasers is promising.
    1. KCA
      KCA 26 February 2018 12: 27
      0
      Huge energy is not needed, the task of knocking something down was not originally, this laser is designed to disable or blind devices and / or pilots, rather, you need to play with the frequency and duration / alternation of pulses
    2. Genry
      Genry 26 February 2018 14: 40
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      Quote: ancestors from the Don
      It all comes down to a source of enormous energy, where to get it?

      No problem! Count the energy of the shot, multiply by 3-4 and you can understand that it is commensurate with the power of the aircraft engine. The problem is different, you get heat stroke several times more than the target (imagine the shot of several of these lasers in the cabin).
  4. Gray brother
    Gray brother 26 February 2018 12: 43
    0
    Flying Compression. If you aim at the Red Army, then you don’t need eyes.
  5. groks
    groks 26 February 2018 13: 03
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    The title looks weird. “Used the developments” - whose?
    A flying laboratory seems to exist from the 70s. So what are the Soviet developments?
    In general, the topic is interesting, of course. They wrote that in Vietnam, the Americans used scanning lasers to combat anti-aircraft gunners.
    1. newcomer
      newcomer 26 February 2018 13: 19
      +2
      and what do you think, whose designs are used by our designers, really Mozambique? best practices from nowhere are not taken.
  6. Alexey-74
    Alexey-74 26 February 2018 13: 26
    0
    But what about the statements in the Moscow Region and other officials that Russia is developing weapons based on new physical principles and other crap .... ????? and they themselves get it on the laser topic - in general in the pope ....
    1. Sanichsan
      Sanichsan 26 February 2018 16: 09
      0
      Yes Yes. and they should have been on the Angara Lada "Kalina" somewhere to launch into space. so no one will believe that work is underway on anything ..
      By the way, how many Russian designers of the military-industrial complex care about how disappointed Alex is in them? wink