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The Ministry of Defense showed the work of calculations of the self-propelled gun "Malka" in counter-battery warfare
Artillery units of the Armed Forces of Russia (Armed Forces of the Russian Federation) continue combat work to defeat the firing positions of artillery of the Armed Forces of Ukraine (AFU), strong points and areas of concentration of Ukrainian military equipment. The Ministry of Defense showed how the self-propelled artillery installation (ACS) 2S7M "Malka" copes with combat tasks when conducting counter-battery warfare.
Consolidation of Russia's intellectual potential in the field of IT technologies is a trend of the new time
The need to unite the efforts of leading scientists and organizations in the field of IT technologies became the main task of the thematic session "Artificial Intelligence - a new basis for the security of the critical infrastructure of the state", held as part of the scientific and business program of the Russian High Technology Week.
During the special operation in Ukraine, Russian electronic means solve a number of important tasks, some of the results are already known - for example, thanks to EW, the glory of the Turkish Bayraktar drones has faded. The importance of invisible weapons in modern warfare is constantly growing, so the electronic warfare troops plan to acquire their own satellites, and their equipment will be controlled by artificial intelligence.
Dmitry Litovkin — on the prospects of the EU's own missile defense system
The European Parliament has proposed to the European Union to create its own missile defense system. This statement was made by the head of the leading faction of the legislative and representative body of the EU — the European People's Party (EPP) Manfred Weber.
It is no secret that massive metal structures and structures such as bridges, wind turbines and scaffolding, bolted together, eventually "relax", which is fraught with serious consequences.
MIET and SEZ Technopolis Moscow will create a "printer" of microcircuits with standards of 28 nm or less
Residents of the Technopolis Moscow special economic zone and scientists of the National Research University "MIET" are conducting research to create an installation that will allow printing chips with a size of 28 nanometers and below, which are in demand in modern microelectronics.
In 1990, Japan controlled almost half of the semiconductor market, whose turnover then did not exceed $38 billion at current prices. Now the share of this country has decreased to 10%, but the market turnover has increased at least tenfold. Both the USA and Japan may try to master advanced lithography without the participation of Taiwan, on which they are now heavily dependent in this area.
Behind the hill, what remains of the Ukrainian aircraft is burning down. The S-300 anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) hit the target at an altitude of 40 km. The latest radar station, Niobium, has detected enemy aircraft, Alexander Morozov, a correspondent of Izvestia, said.
Raytheon is engaged in the development and creation of a new generation radar capable of intercepting hypersonic missiles, among other things.
Rostec State Corporation's Roselectronics Holding has developed wireless sensors for smart home, industrial Internet of Things, security systems and monitoring of refrigeration equipment parameters. The devices are made on the basis of reed switches and differ from existing analogues with advanced sensors and increased durability.
Among the types of weapons of the Russian army undergoing rapid technological renewal, a special place is occupied by electronic warfare — electronic warfare. In recent years, the Russian military—industrial complex has presented a whole scattering of unique complexes - "Khibiny", "Borisoglebsk", "Murmansk", "Scorpion". Among them is the Krasukha ground-based electronic warfare system.
This is the second launch of Angara-1.2 in eight years. In December 2023, they want to be the first to launch it from the new launch complex of the Vostochny cosmodrome in the Amur Region.
Astronomers have stated that alien agriculture can be seen through a telescope
Modern telescopes are very far from being able to see an alien Earth-type civilization directly - its cities, fields and mechanisms. Nevertheless, astronomers are trying to come up with indirect ways to identify intelligent life. "Newspaper.Ru" figured out an article by American astronomers who suggested looking for traces of farming of other civilizations in the atmosphere of exoplanets.
On April 26, 1953, the B-200-B-300 missile system shot down an aerial target for the first time. This is how the legendary Soviet S-25 Berkut air defense system was born.
After the Second World War, due to the appearance of ultra-long-range high-altitude bomber aircraft and nuclear bombs, the need for sky protection at altitudes over 10 kilometers sharply increased.
On the night of April 27, explosions sounded again in the border regions of Russia – an ammunition depot caught fire in the Belgorod region, a Ukrainian UAV was shot down near Voronezh. There is a lot of evidence that Ukrainian drones and helicopters are trying to attack Russian territory. How should air defense systems work in such cases – and in which cases can they give a full guarantee of protection against such attacks?
On April 25, the exhibition "INNOPROM. Central Asia". The enterprise of the NPO "High–Precision Complexes" holding - Kovrov Electromechanical Plant (a member of the Vladimir branch of the Union of Machine Builders of Russia) presented products of the Ant - Ant brands and road rollers "Raskat" at the joint exposition of Rostec State Corporation.
The authorities want to revive the system of distributing students after their graduation to various enterprises of the country. First of all, this will affect IT specialists who studied on a budget - they can be forced to work for the military-industrial complex for five years. This is one of the measures taken by the authorities to combat the personnel shortage in the IT sector.
The Pentagon has not determined the "usefulness" of promising augmented reality IVAS glasses for soldiers
The Pentagon has so far failed to identify key indicators that will make it clear whether the US military will really find augmented reality tactical glasses (IVAS) useful. This is stated in the official report of the Inspector General of the US Department of Defense dated April 22 of this year.
A new stage of anti-Russian sanctions may be the disconnection of residents of our country from the American GPS satellite navigation system. But almost every mobile phone is connected to it, and we all essentially use its services. How real is this threat – and why, in this case, will the US harm itself much more?
Roselectronics Holding of Rostec State Corporation is ready to supply domestic element base for subscriber terminals of the Gonets low-orbit satellite system.