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Foreign press: Israel is "concerned about the ability of militants to attack Merkava tanks using drones"

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The Lebanese press reports that the 188th Barak Armored Brigade, subordinate to Israel's Northern Regional Command, conducted exercises using modernized tanks "Merkava". Reports say that the brigade has recently received updated armored vehicles. At the same time, it points to the version of the Merkava IV tanks (Mem 400).


Lebanese information sources state that the updated versions of Israeli tanks are equipped with "the most modern control and target search system."

Lebanon draws attention to the fact that Israel is closely following the actions of the American administration regarding the nuclear deal with Iran. If Tehran does not return to the deal on the terms put forward by the United States, then a new aggravation of the situation in the Middle East may begin. At the same time, a possible territory of confrontation is considered the southern part of Lebanon - "an operation against Hezbollah."

Voennoye Obozreniye this week reported on the demands that the Biden administration is making against Iran. In particular, Iran is expected to provide a full range of data on its nuclear facilities. "After receiving such a list," Washington will announce to Tehran which facilities it "should close", and in return the US "will partially lift the sanctions."

Returning to the topic of the training of Israeli tankers, it is worth noting the publication in the Noticias de Israel, which says that Israel is "concerned about the capabilities of militants (representatives of Hamas and Hezbollah) to carry out tank attacks from the air" - using drones equipped with explosives. At the same time, a video from May 2019 on the Al Mayadeen YouTube channel is shown in foreign media, which shows an explosion next to a tank. Then it was reported that a grenade dropped from a drone could be used against an Israeli tank. The tank, which was allegedly in the Gaza Strip during the operation, received no significant damage.

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  1. svp67
    svp67 April 1 2021 07: 37
    +8
    Hmm ... a tankman in a shirt was born, very lucky
    Then it was reported that a grenade dropped from a drone could be used against an Israeli tank. The tank, which was allegedly in the Gaza Strip during the operation, received no significant damage.
    Well, for this it would be necessary at least to get into this tank and not anyhow, but RKG-3 wink
    1. Insurgent
      Insurgent April 1 2021 08: 37
      +1
      Quote: svp67
      Well, for this it would be necessary at least to get into this tank and not anyhow, but RKG-3


      Recently, A. Rogatkin's story about Russian UAVs was posted here, where it was mentioned in passing about the presence in the LPR (and possibly ours) of combat drones dropping such a modified grenade.

      Regarding this video what ...

      As you can see, the UAV manages to fly up to the equipment unnoticed and release the ammunition. Here are just the "sight" disappointed ...

      "Finish", and then really, for Israel - Oh!
      1. svp67
        svp67 April 1 2021 08: 51
        +3
        Quote: Insurgent
        Here are just the "sight" disappointed ...

        Most likely, the strength of the wind was not calculated ...
        1. Insurgent
          Insurgent April 1 2021 09: 02
          -2
          Quote: svp67
          Most likely, the strength of the wind was not calculated ...

          It doesn't matter at first. Will finish yes
          The main thing is that they have already demonstrated the possibility of defeating equipment ...

          And then, despite all the bravura of the Israelites -

          Quote: Professor

          - Drones are now being fought differently.

          - The crash has already been strengthened.

          - Any system can be oversaturated.


          For the "Merkava" in particular, and the IDF in general, difficult times will come.
          1. svp67
            svp67 April 1 2021 09: 20
            +7
            Quote: Insurgent
            For ... the IDF as a whole, difficult times will come.
            Not the first time. What they do well is that they are very quick to respond to such threats.
            1. voyaka uh
              voyaka uh April 1 2021 12: 37
              +8
              Drones from Gaza have been launched for several years.
              As well as cylinders with a load - a combustible mixture, for forest and field fires.
              Formed special "anti-drone" units. Jeeps with lasers.
              But on the Merkava, they began to modernize the KAZ Trophy so that it could distinguish drones
              and falling grenades from other means of attack.
  2. Ros 56
    Ros 56 April 1 2021 07: 44
    +5
    And what is there to be surprised, or in the opinion of the Israeli sons of their Merkabas, untouchable, will also burn like the Abrams.
    1. NDR-791
      NDR-791 April 1 2021 08: 10
      +5
      Quote: Ros 56
      Untouchable Merkabas will also burn like the Abrams.

      Then this one, it is easier, it is more fun for a drone to fly:
      1. loki565
        loki565 April 1 2021 08: 28
        +1
        Here, rather, the calculation is for damage to equipment, well, if you are lucky and the jackpot will fly into the hatch)))
    2. antivirus
      antivirus April 1 2021 08: 21
      -3
      more sad - it's easier to let the copters go 30-50 km deep into the territory of the "professor's homeland" and, for safety reasons, the whole life should go to the radius (or the entire flight range) of the copters. half of Israel - ???. a friend in need is a friend indeed
    3. mvg
      mvg April 1 2021 12: 07
      +6
      And what, the Abrams burn smartly? Let us recall the T-54/55/62/72 in the Arab-Israeli wars, in Korea, Iraq, Syria, Karabakh ... counting in thousands ... and Abrams in dozens. In the internet a couple of tanks from different angles. At the same time, they do not weld on 2 tons of corners and a chain-link mesh on the cortex wassat
  3. Professor
    Professor April 1 2021 07: 44
    +3
    The tank, which was allegedly in the Gaza Strip during the operation, received no significant damage.

    The tank was in Israel. It can even be seen on the video.
    We have taken care of protecting the hemisphere for a long time, and therefore the roof is so protected there. I am sure that KAZ will reconfigure to respond to targets slowly approaching from above. I think this is the reason for the addition of AFAR optical sensors. The main thing is not to react to the Fylystyn stones.
    1. Flooding
      Flooding April 1 2021 08: 02
      +2
      Quote: Professor
      I am sure that KAZ will reconfigure to respond to targets slowly approaching from above

      a great way to cheaply discharge KAZ with cheap household UAVs before firing a serious caliber
      1. Professor
        Professor April 1 2021 08: 05
        +3
        If this household drone is capable of destroying a tank (in Syria, we saw that this is possible), then KAZ should not be sorry.
        Drones are now being fought differently.
        1. Kerensky
          Kerensky April 1 2021 08: 27
          +1
          Drones are now being fought differently.

          Handsomely. Doesn't dust settle on the glass? Or, as usual, remove with a brush?
          1. Professor
            Professor April 1 2021 08: 44
            +1
            Quote: Kerensky
            Drones are now being fought differently.

            Handsomely. Doesn't dust settle on the glass? Or, as usual, remove with a brush?

            As usual.

            Quote: lucul
            We have taken care of protecting the hemisphere for a long time, and therefore the roof is so protected there.

            Catch up to 100 tons, won't you? )))

            The crash has already been strengthened.


            Quote: knn54
            Oleg, I doubt the effectiveness of the system against the swarm.

            Any system can be oversaturated.
            1. Insurgent
              Insurgent April 1 2021 08: 55
              +5
              Quote: Professor
              Any system can be oversaturated.

              But at the same time, the ratio of costs for "poison and antidote"remains a question of questions.

              Will you be able to "oversaturate"?
              1. Professor
                Professor April 1 2021 09: 26
                +4
                Quote: Insurgent
                Quote: Professor
                Any system can be oversaturated.

                But at the same time, the ratio of costs for "poison and antidote"remains a question of questions.

                Will you be able to "oversaturate"?

                Not for the foreseeable future. It's too hard for the kids.

                Quote: Insurgent
                Quote: Professor
                Drones are now being fought differently.


                The video presented as an illustration does not show such a struggle.

                And where do you look that you cannot see? Hezbalon drones have already shot down ...
                1. Insurgent
                  Insurgent April 1 2021 09: 28
                  +1
                  Quote: Professor
                  And where do you look that you cannot see?

                  Here Professor Here yes ... In the Video for the article yes Where are you now ? Have you fallen into the astral?

                  "Onizhedeti", calmly they are bombing you, and the fight against UAVs, I don’t think I don’t bach request
                  1. Professor
                    Professor April 1 2021 09: 31
                    +5
                    Quote: Insurgent
                    Quote: Professor
                    And where do you look that you cannot see?

                    Here Professor Here yes ... In the Video for the article yes Where are you now ? Have you fallen into the astral?

                    "Onizhedeti", calmly they are bombing you, and the fight against UAVs, I don’t think I don’t bach request

                    Then they were not fought with.
                    1. Insurgent
                      Insurgent April 1 2021 09: 32
                      +4
                      Quote: Professor

                      Then they were not fought with.


                      And this is when - "then"? A day, two, a month ago, a year?

                      You wrote it almost like this - "Oh, and I didn't really want to (need)"
                      1. Professor
                        Professor April 1 2021 09: 48
                        +4
                        Then it's in 2019. Threats did not exist in practice and the opposition was only in development, not in production. Now the situation is different. The threat is real.
                      2. Insurgent
                        Insurgent April 1 2021 09: 53
                        +1
                        Quote: Professor
                        Threats did not exist in practice and the opposition was only in development, not in production. Now the situation is different. The threat is real.

                        "The threat is real", "the opposition was only in development, not in production", "Now the situation is different" - can you hear yourself?

                        This is the same as - " And nothing has changed "...
                      3. Professor
                        Professor April 1 2021 10: 04
                        +6
                        No, since then there have been countermeasures. I gave the video above.
              2. Vitaly gusin
                Vitaly gusin April 1 2021 10: 41
                0
                Quote: Insurgent
                In the video for the article

                And here is a description of the video that is glued
                https://israelnoticias.com/militar/ihad-islamica-bomba-dron-merkava-israeli/
    2. Insurgent
      Insurgent April 1 2021 08: 39
      +3
      Quote: Professor
      Drones are now being fought differently.


      The video presented as an illustration does not show such a struggle.
  4. Vitaly gusin
    Vitaly gusin April 1 2021 10: 34
    +1
    Quote: Flood
    a great way to cheaply discharge KAZ with cheap household UAVs before firing a serious caliber

    Not everything is as simple as you would like
    KAZ "Meil Ruach" does not just protect the tank from RPGs and ATGMs. It gives target designation to fire sources, greatly simplifying their detection and defeat. In fact, protection is only 30% of the system's return. 70% is hers other possibilities.
  • NDR-791
    NDR-791 April 1 2021 08: 14
    -1
    Quote: Professor
    I am sure that KAZ will reconfigure to respond to targets slowly approaching from above.

    If you use a glass bubble, then what's the difference - will it fall apart or it will break then the contents will fall?
  • lucul
    lucul April 1 2021 08: 24
    -4
    We have taken care of protecting the hemisphere for a long time, and therefore the roof is so protected there.

    Catch up to 100 tons, won't you? )))
    1. ironic
      ironic April 1 2021 16: 48
      0
      The weight of an unloaded four is about 65T. There is also a stock. wink
  • knn54
    knn54 April 1 2021 08: 26
    +1
    Oleg, I doubt the effectiveness of the system against the swarm.
  • OgnennyiKotik
    OgnennyiKotik April 1 2021 08: 52
    -2
    In addition to personal protective equipment, group ones are needed. In my opinion, a hybrid of IM-SHORAD and BMPT Terminator is optimal. On various chassis from off-road vehicles to tank vehicles, radar + OLS + BIUS + 30-40 mm cannon with controlled projectile detonation + MANPADS / ATGM.
    Experiments with energy weapons are interesting, but their effectiveness is not clear. The advantage of this classic weapon is the ability to work on the ground.
    Israeli radars are installed on IM-SHORAD. They work on surfaces and air. This makes it possible to detect not only UAVs, but also ATGM calculations, calculate the positions of mortars.

    1. Kerensky
      Kerensky April 1 2021 09: 15
      0
      Israeli radars are installed on IM-SHORAD. They work on surfaces and air. This makes it possible to detect not only UAVs, but also ATGM calculations, calculate the positions of mortars.

      Well, you can screw the bourgeois Merlin to our Thunder. And it will be difficult to draw a position, and there is nothing to answer - a hinged trajectory versus a flat one ...
  • Alien From
    Alien From April 1 2021 07: 46
    +6
    An urgent need to drag Validol to the Professor ....., otherwise he trolls all the others on the neighboring branches. And here is an article about Israel wassat
    1. aszzz888
      aszzz888 April 1 2021 08: 04
      -3

      Alien From (Alien From)
      Today, 07: 46
      NEW
      +3
      An urgent need to drag Validol to the Professor ....., otherwise he trolls all the others on the neighboring branches. And here about Israel wassat article
      Will be here now! And so he would have another drug, like Purgen, yes
      more! wink
      And on the subject - this is not for them to bomb Syria like a jackal, the response will be tough!
      in Israel "are concerned about the capabilities of the militants (representatives of Hamas and Hezbollah) to carry out attacks on tanks from the air" - using drones equipped with explosives.
      1. ironic
        ironic April 1 2021 16: 50
        -1
        Have you already accepted and into battle?
    2. xorek
      xorek April 1 2021 08: 10
      -4
      Quote: Alien From
      An urgent need to drag Validol to the Professor ....., otherwise he trolls all the others on the neighboring branches. And here is an article about Israel wassat

      laughing lol You should be careful with him, but he will start now .. wassat
    3. Insurgent
      Insurgent April 1 2021 09: 39
      +3
      Quote: Alien From
      The Professor urgently needs to bring validol ...

      Enema, to your professor - a cleansing yes so that it finally dawns on him that his "all-conquering" jingoistic patriotism cannot remove the problem of the threat from small UAVs for armored vehicles.
      1. Alien From
        Alien From April 1 2021 09: 55
        +2
        Not ours of course request , but I agree with the post!
  • Holuay T.O
    Holuay T.O April 1 2021 07: 48
    -4
    But Israel is working out tactics - the destruction of the UAV control center
    Israel has scientists of a good level, they will come up with a counteraction, this is not ours where fifty lawyers and economists hang over a young design engineer
    1. Flooding
      Flooding April 1 2021 07: 57
      +4
      Quote: Holuay T.O.
      But Israel is working out tactics - the destruction of the UAV control center
      Israel has scientists of a good level, they will come up with a counteraction, this is not ours where fifty lawyers and economists hang over a young design engineer

      What state do you live in, if not a secret?
      1. Holuay T.O
        Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 01
        0
        Are you an overhanging lawyer? I live in Samara, it is unrealistic to get to the USA, otherwise half of the country would have left from constant reforms
        1. Flooding
          Flooding April 1 2021 08: 04
          +4
          Quote: Holuay T.O.
          Are you an overhanging lawyer?

          i be afraid i only warn
          the rest around the corner are waiting in the "funnel"
          Quote: Holuay T.O.
          I live in Samara, it is unrealistic to get to the USA, otherwise half of the country would leave from constant reforms

          sorry to tears
          are you working on a green card?
          1. Holuay T.O
            Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 06
            -9
            We are already 37 years old? Are you not satisfied with your own people tired of constant reforms?
            1. Flooding
              Flooding April 1 2021 08: 23
              +5
              Quote: Holuay T.O.
              We are already 37 years old?

              all you have to do is yell "guard! rape!" in response to my blatant irony
              Quote: Holuay T.O.
              Are you dissatisfied with your own people tired of constant reforms?

              you are not my people
              1. Holuay T.O
                Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 30
                -8
                So change the country, the whole people cannot be replaced ...
                1. Flooding
                  Flooding April 1 2021 08: 35
                  +4
                  Quote: Holuay T.O.
                  So change the country, the whole people cannot be replaced ...

                  because of a few people who dream of quickly dumping abroad and always whining how bad things are in Russia?
                  do you really consider yourself such a significant person?
                  Wouldn't it be better for me to wait for you to dump?
                  1. Holuay T.O
                    Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 37
                    -11%
                    And what are you hanging on to me? Just because you disagree with me? So it was ... the USSR was wasted mediocre
                    1. Flooding
                      Flooding April 1 2021 08: 41
                      +3
                      Quote: Holuay T.O.
                      What are you hanging on to me?

                      sick, and who began to scatter labels?
                      Quote: Holuay T.O.
                      Are you an overhanging lawyer?

                      Quote: Holuay T.O.
                      We are already 37 years old? Are you not satisfied with your own people tired of constant reforms?

                      don't complain now.
                      bear with it.
                      1. Holuay T.O
                        Holuay T.O April 1 2021 09: 03
                        -3
                        Why should I complain? I do not understand you propagandists here, you are promoting an ideology here without content-like yourself ... What is your ideology? Your boss has children in London, the Minister of Defense did not serve in the army, all your mentors criticize the West ... And they themselves have built a nest there for a long time, they are still here because here in Russia there is an awesome financial income! But what do you have? I have 50 years of continuous reforms, where there is no clear system, where each next ruler builds a system exclusively for his beloved.
                        I've been living here for 50 years, I'm not going anywhere, and you are hanging clichés to please your chefs? I didn't steal a dime ...
                      2. Flooding
                        Flooding April 1 2021 09: 14
                        +3
                        Quote: Holuay T.O.
                        I do not understand you propagandists here - you are moving the ideology here without content-like yourself

                        well, here's another cliché
                        what did I propagandize?
                      3. Holuay T.O
                        Holuay T.O April 1 2021 09: 26
                        -6
                        But I do not understand you, there is no foundation in your reasoning, you turn everything into enemies, I cannot hold you as an enemy due to your limited vision, you fall into superficial analytics, you fight the consequences and not the reasons
                        Ear on clay feet, do not collapse from your own weight
                        WHO would not have always been in power who are for, always for, there is no woman who is against the Yaga!
                      4. Flooding
                        Flooding April 1 2021 09: 35
                        +5
                        Quote: Holuay T.O.
                        But I won't understand you, there is no foundation in your reasoning

                  2. loki565
                    loki565 April 1 2021 09: 19
                    +2
                    You would read the site rules at your leisure
                    It is forbidden to highlight the entire text of a comment (message) in any way to attract attention in the form of non-text processing - in color, bold, italics, or in another way. It is forbidden to write the entire comment (message) in CAPITAL LETTERS.
                  3. Holuay T.O
                    Holuay T.O April 1 2021 09: 39
                    -4
                    If this is the only argument against the given facts, then I agree to the ban, because there are no smart subscribers here, and it is not interesting to discuss with people who hang right and left cliches
                  4. loki565
                    loki565 April 1 2021 09: 55
                    +3
                    It's not about the bath, but about respect for the "platform" where you express your thoughts. And something tells that with such behavior it will be hard for you in any country, usually with such emigrants, this realization comes after a couple of years of living in another country. hi
                  5. Holuay T.O
                    Holuay T.O April 1 2021 10: 10
                    -5
                    Cliché again
                    Are you specially selected here? I'm not going anywhere
                2. Incvizitor
                  Incvizitor April 1 2021 14: 29
                  +1
                  aponents
                  there really is no such thing, especially such "smart" laughing
            2. lucul
              lucul April 1 2021 10: 45
              0
              I do not understand you propagandists here, you are promoting an ideology here without content-like yourself ... What is your ideology? Your boss has children in London, the Minister of Defense did not serve in the army, all your mentors criticize the West ... And they themselves have built a nest there for a long time, they are still here because here in Russia there is an awesome financial income!

              It's hard for you to watch the movie Seventeen Moments of Spring))) For people like you, Stirlitz is always a traitor, because you think straightforwardly, a step to the left, a step to the right is not even considered.
              You have a feminine mentality, there is a mental cry, as in that woman's proverb - "people for - (one woman's place) built huts, and I brought mine - I didn't drink or eat".
  • Holuay T.O
    Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 08
    -14%
    It is a pity that you do not know how many applicants will receive this Green Card
    But I don't want to go to the USA
    1. Flooding
      Flooding April 1 2021 08: 24
      +6
      Quote: Holuay T.O.
      It is a pity that you do not know how many applicants will receive this Green Card
      But I don't want to go to the USA, but I would go to Austria

      keep another handful of my pity
      1. Holuay T.O
        Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 32
        -11%
        I feel sorry for you, you translate any dialogue into ideology, with such an ideology you fucked up the USSR
        1. Flooding
          Flooding April 1 2021 08: 39
          +4
          Quote: Holuay T.O.
          I feel sorry for you, you translate any dialogue into ideology, with such an ideology you fucked up the USSR

          and consumerism is closer and more familiar to you
          I see
          and no ideology
  • lucul
    lucul April 1 2021 08: 22
    +3
    sorry to tears
    are you working on a green card?

    He needs to prove his Russophobia, he gives good bonuses when emigrating)))
    1. Holuay T.O
      Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 34
      -9
      Are you a propagandist? You are a normal chela, a patriot of your country, by the way, who served a lot in the USSR army, spread rot, good luck, hurray, an ideological patriot
      1. lucul
        lucul April 1 2021 08: 36
        +1
        Are you a propagandist? You are a normal chela, a patriot of your country,

        The fact of the matter is that he is a patriot of Israel, not of Russia.
        If you were a patriot of Russia, I would not say a word to you.
        1. Holuay T.O
          Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 40
          -10%
          Are you God? If you do not present your visions as realities, maybe you are inadequate ideological, how do I know?
      2. Incvizitor
        Incvizitor April 1 2021 20: 22
        -2
        I represent such a grandfather of 70 years who served at the Union "schA" writes laughing
        1. Holuay T.O
          Holuay T.O April 1 2021 20: 37
          +1
          And what's the point you're not a grandfather, your generation is weak, your girls of the same age come to me in a restaurant from jerks like you, they are not interested in you
          1. Incvizitor
            Incvizitor April 2 2021 16: 01
            0
            Cho da nicho. The school victim of the exam is also nerus, which clings to another generation, for those people to write like this, do not respect themselves, even just adults will not allow themselves to go down like that.
            1. Holuay T.O
              Holuay T.O April 2 2021 16: 02
              +1
              Well it is
  • Prisoner
    Prisoner April 1 2021 08: 03
    +8
    Judging by the posts in the state of Zapadnechina. laughing
    1. loki565
      loki565 April 1 2021 08: 35
      +4
      Judging by the posts in the state of Zapadnechina.

      Well, sho you say that, she is a native Samaritan, or who lives there in Samara)))
      1. lucul
        lucul April 1 2021 08: 41
        0
        she is a native Samaritan, or who lives there in Samara)))

        This 5, test trolling)))
        Especially who knows the meaning of the word Samaritan)))
        1. ironic
          ironic April 1 2021 16: 54
          0
          Do you know or only the parable about goodness? wink
  • lucul
    lucul April 1 2021 08: 26
    0
    But Israel is working out tactics - the destruction of the UAV control center

    And what to work on there? If there is a rocket, there is no center, there is no rocket - the center continues to work.
    If only a cut of funds ...
    1. Holuay T.O
      Holuay T.O April 1 2021 08: 35
      -8
      You are a theorist, and practitioners do
      1. lucul
        lucul April 1 2021 08: 38
        -3
        and practitioners do

        Sawing, sawing, I outlined the essence of the problem - the rest is cut in the military budget.
        1. ironic
          ironic April 1 2021 16: 56
          -3
          Military budgets always imply a cut. Best of all, this issue was resolved by the way the Americans.
  • Free wind
    Free wind April 1 2021 08: 06
    +1
    In the video, the person does not seem to have reacted to the explosion, blind, deaf, or some terminator. The fact that tanks are attacked from the top has been known since the Second World War. the Faustists were sitting on the upper floors and hitting the roof of the tank. Many anti-tank weapons make a slide in front of the tank. Yes, any anti-tank grenade has the best effect when it hits the roof of the hull.
    1. Zaurbek
      Zaurbek April 1 2021 08: 41
      0
      And now the propeller and wings were attached to the Fauspatron (the Jews themselves). And their idea went to the masses .... to Iran, as well.
  • xorek
    xorek April 1 2021 08: 08
    -1
    in Israel "concerned about the ability of militants to attack Merkava tanks using drones"

    No, this is fantastic ... lol Merkavas are the most "invincible" tanks in history .. bully Now we will all find out about their fanatic capabilities.
  • Zaurbek
    Zaurbek April 1 2021 08: 40
    0
    Iran can already offer Kamkadze UAVs ....... the Karabakh scenario may turn out the other way around ...
  • rocket757
    rocket757 April 1 2021 08: 40
    0
    Drone "war" may roll on a little earlier than the military finds effective, affordable ways to defend against the mass of offensive business means.
    1. Vitaly gusin
      Vitaly gusin April 1 2021 09: 30
      +1
      Quote: rocket757
      Drone "war" may roll on a little earlier than the military finds effective, affordable ways to defend against the mass of offensive business means.

      Engaged media keep quiet about the fact that it is possible to withstand drone warfare and there is everything necessary for this.
      At a press briefing in Saudi Arabia's capital Riyadh on March 8, Colonel Turki al-Malki, spokesman for the Saudi-led Arab coalition fighting the Houthis in Yemen, said the coalition had destroyed most of its 350 ballistic missiles and 550 explosive missiles. ... drones launched by the Houthis. “No country in the world has been able to withstand these drones like Saudi Arabia,” he stressed.
      “Most missiles and drones do not hit anything, even if they are not intercepted. “Most drones have tiny payloads that are not designed to harm personnel,” said Michael Knights, a senior fellow at the Washington Institute for Middle East Policy.
      The Royal Saudi Air Force is the only one in the Middle East to operate a Boeing E-3A Sentry, commonly known as AWACS, which, together with two SAAB-2000 Erieye aircraft, helps provide powerful early warning capabilities that are critical to efficient air traffic. ... defense.
      1. rocket757
        rocket757 April 1 2021 09: 57
        +4
        It is not uncommon for quantity to turn into quality!
        Moreover, the number of cheap drones guided by the hands of experienced operators can cause serious damage ... and expensive air defense may simply not have enough resources to eliminate the threat.
        Everything develops and, as a rule, shock means develop more intensively.
        In general, time will show and dot the Y!
        1. Vitaly gusin
          Vitaly gusin April 1 2021 10: 09
          +2
          Quote: rocket757
          In general, time will show and dot the Y!

          I agree, there is simply no need to give one-sided information (while the Internet is open)
          1. rocket757
            rocket757 April 1 2021 10: 49
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            If you look, you can find a lot ... many have attended to the effective fight against drones, this is a fact.
      2. DED_peer_DED
        DED_peer_DED April 1 2021 21: 51
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        Quote: Vitaly Gusin
        Colonel Turki al-Malki stated

        Nice last name. But friend Recep, will be offended ...
  • Vitaly gusin
    Vitaly gusin April 1 2021 09: 47
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    Returning to the topic of the training of Israeli tankers, it is worth noting the publication in the Noticias de Israel, which says that Israel is "concerned about the capabilities of militants (representatives of Hamas and Hezbollah) to carry out tank attacks from the air."

    Those interested can familiarize themselves with the article in the original, and then comment.
    https://israelnoticias.com/militar/ihad-islamica-bomba-dron-merkava-israeli/
    1. A. Privalov
      A. Privalov April 1 2021 12: 29
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      Quote: Vitaly Gusin
      Returning to the topic of the training of Israeli tankers, it is worth noting the publication in the Noticias de Israel, which says that Israel is "concerned about the capabilities of militants (representatives of Hamas and Hezbollah) to carry out tank attacks from the air."

      Those interested can familiarize themselves with the article in the original, and then comment.
      https://israelnoticias.com/militar/ihad-islamica-bomba-dron-merkava-israeli/


      Moreover, the publication "Noticias de Israel" - "Israel News" in Spanish, issued by the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs. lol

      In general, I do not quite understand the agitation of the venerable public. Even the very first releases of the Israeli active defense system fifteen years ago were quite reliable.
      Since then, a lot of water has flowed under the bridge. The second generation is already in operation. The system today is much more advanced.


      As for the danger of hitting Merkava tanks from the side of the upper sphere with small unmanned aerial vehicles, the likelihood of such a phenomenon much higher the danger of hitting the tank by a falling meteorite and this should be taken seriously. wassat
  • APASUS
    APASUS April 1 2021 12: 15
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    Yes, the soldier was lucky. The target was a tank, otherwise it would have covered