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The expert estimated the power of US orbital radar

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Orbital radar could help the US track hypersonic targets, but cannot make any contribution to intercepting such high-precision weapons, declared RIA News Russian military expert, chief editor of the Arsenal of the Fatherland magazine, Viktor Murakhovsky.


The expert estimated the power of US orbital radar


Earlier, the head of the Strategic Command of the US Armed Forces, General John Heithen, stated that the States needed to develop an orbital-based radar system to counter hypersonic weapons, since ground-based detection systems are not enough. Such a system, as the general explained, will be able to follow the rocket in the middle of the trajectory when the warhead is separated from the carrier and is in the upper atmosphere.

Radar is a means of detection and target designation, it is not a fire weapon, not a means of destruction. Therefore, apparently, he (Heiten - ed.) Suggests that the possibility of detecting launches of a hypersonic weapon at an earlier stage will somehow help in countering such a weapon.
- said Murakhovsky.

He noted that the main task in repelling missile strikes lies on antimissiles. Missile defense missiles can intercept ballistic targets, conventional ICBMs flying along a "predictable, calculated" trajectory. In the case of hypersonic blocks, no anti-missile can operate "at such speeds and such temperatures simply on the basis of the laws of physics."

Therefore, if we are talking about the latest maneuvering systems of hypersonic armament, which the Russian president introduced yesterday, then in this case, a radar located in space can only help to track down and give a signal in time "urgently everyone to the bunker who has it"
- The expert added.
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  1. Dmitry Belovetsky
    Dmitry Belovetsky 2 March 2018 12: 00
    +4
    ..Hollywood expertsDay spin another movie!
    1. Svarog
      Svarog 2 March 2018 12: 04
      +6
      Quote: Dmitry Belovetsky
      ..Hollywood expertsDay spin another movie!

      It turns out that some, before the end, even have time to understand where he will fly from ..
      1. Alexander 3
        Alexander 3 2 March 2018 12: 18
        +2
        After the United States creates such a world, it will become even closer to the fateful line. But we must think that when designing such systems, the antidote is thought out if the enemy creates such. Here is the race for advancing.
      2. Tatar 174
        Tatar 174 2 March 2018 12: 33
        +2
        Quote: Svarog
        It turns out that some, before the end, even have time to understand where he will fly from ..

        As if from this it will be easier for them to go to the other world? This reminded me of a joke in which the doctor asked if the patient had sweated or not sweated before his death. So what is the usefulness of American radars in orbit?
        1. Svarog
          Svarog 2 March 2018 12: 42
          +4
          Quote: Tartar 174
          Quote: Svarog
          It turns out that some, before the end, even have time to understand where he will fly from ..

          As if from this it will be easier for them to go to the other world? This reminded me of a joke in which the doctor asked if the patient had sweated or not sweated before his death. So what is the usefulness of American radars in orbit?

          Yes, and I about the same laughing
          1. Tatar 174
            Tatar 174 2 March 2018 13: 41
            +1
            Quote: Svarog
            Quote: Tartar 174
            Quote: Svarog
            It turns out that some, before the end, even have time to understand where he will fly from ..

            As if from this it will be easier for them to go to the other world? This reminded me of a joke in which the doctor asked if the patient had sweated or not sweated before his death. So what is the usefulness of American radars in orbit?

            Yes, and I about the same laughing

            Thats exactly what I mean drinks
  2. rotmistr60
    rotmistr60 2 March 2018 12: 10
    +6
    "urgently everything to the bunker whoever has it"
    Well completed expert. This is not the first time that American generals have shown their lack of professionalism, but when possible additional money looms, you can ignore it.
  3. andr327
    andr327 2 March 2018 12: 14
    +1
    Be that as it may, there was a shield on every sword over time. As time passes, both ours and the Americans will learn to intercept hypersound. How much will it cost a big question. There is no perfect weapon of attack. There is no perfect remedy.
    1. Midshipman
      Midshipman 2 March 2018 12: 44
      +6
      Hypersonic missiles work at the limit of the capabilities of materials, and in order to intercept them you need to exceed their characteristics several times, which contradicts the laws of physics. Therefore, you can get them only with weapons that work on, as they say, other physical principles, and in order to create this, you need to make a revolution in fundamental science, which in my opinion is unlikely.
      1. JonnyT
        JonnyT 2 March 2018 13: 42
        0
        Americans are betting on the interception of hypersonic missiles at the initial stage of the trajectory. when the hypersonic apparatus has not yet been dispersed. In their understanding, the booster block works first, then the hypersonic warhead is separated - this is where they want to shoot them down
      2. Paranoid50
        Paranoid50 2 March 2018 14: 23
        +1
        Quote: Midshipman
        in order to create this, you need to make a revolution in fundamental science, which in my opinion is unlikely.

        An equally probable option is to establish contact with a civilization with similar technologies. wassat
  4. Azazelo
    Azazelo 2 March 2018 12: 21
    0
    Expert leading demagoguery without evidence - \ o / bol.
  5. cats
    cats 2 March 2018 12: 29
    +1
    Ink souls captured the pentahon .. wink
  6. Troll
    Troll 2 March 2018 12: 36
    0
    If necessary, both these radars and communication satellites will knock down before launching an attack. War is War
  7. svalx
    svalx 2 March 2018 12: 38
    0
    Soon, hypersonic weapons will appear in the United States. How will we defend ourselves?
    1. Svarog
      Svarog 2 March 2018 12: 48
      +5
      Quote: svalx
      Soon, hypersonic weapons will appear in the United States. How will we defend ourselves?

      It remains only to be the first to attack laughing
    2. Stone
      Stone 2 March 2018 12: 53
      +2
      Parity will simply be established. If anyone applies, then 100% destroy each other. All the same, the American missile defense allowed us to strike at us and not get an answer (purely theoretically).
  8. Operator
    Operator 2 March 2018 12: 56
    +2
    What, damn it, radars (ground, air, space) after a high-altitude explosion of leading nuclear warheads?
  9. Skif83
    Skif83 2 March 2018 13: 22
    0
    Star wars have seen enough gentlemen "generals" ...
  10. DimerVladimer
    DimerVladimer 2 March 2018 13: 31
    0
    Missile defense can intercept ballistic targets, conventional ICBMs flying along a “predictable, calculated” trajectory. In the case of hypersonic units, not a single missile can operate "at such speeds and temperatures just based on the laws of physics" ..


    simply put, it launches a rocket at the predicted (calculated) point of the trajectory.
    In the maneuvering unit, this guidance principle does not work.
  11. gromoboj
    gromoboj 2 March 2018 18: 18
    0
    It will end up hanging in orbit
  12. STORM 12
    STORM 12 3 March 2018 01: 27
    0
    Quote: gromoboj
    It will end up hanging in orbit


    Already
  13. maiman61
    maiman61 3 March 2018 18: 33
    0
    Orbital radar can only give a command - wear striped diapers!