PETROPAVLOVSK-KAMCHATSKY, Aug 29-RIA Novosti. The range of destruction of unmanned aerial vehicles by the anti-aircraft missile and cannon complex "Pantsir" has been increased by 30%, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said.
"The new "Shell", which we have put very close here in such an exclusive semi-closed version, which has already significantly increased the range of their detection from unmanned aerial vehicles and impact on them. I will call it so, they increased it by 30%, "the minister said in an interview for the YouTube channel "Solovyov Live", the footage of which was shown on the air of the TV channel" Russia 1 "and on the platform"WE LOOK".
Shoigu also said that Russia has electronic warfare systems to combat drones, "when I was flying, I was flying, and suddenly, like a paralyzed pigeon, I sat down somewhere on the wires, or something else."
The Russian industry has created an anti-aircraft missile and gun complex "Pantsir-SM", which is a deeply modernized version of the"Pantsir-S". The complex has received new extended-range missiles and is able to detect, track and hit a larger number of targets at a greater distance.