Russia successfuly tests aircraft with laser weapons

Wednesday, 5 October, 2016 - 17:15

Tests of the new Russian aircraft with laser weapons were successful.

This was announced by Deputy Defense Minister Yuri Borisov.

The flight experiments are to continue.

".. The works on-board deep modernization of the complex, providing a significant build-up of its tactical and technical characteristics of the currently conducted ground tests now continue with the flight experiments, the results of which confirm the correctness of the decisions made," - Borisov added.

The new machine has been created on the basis of the A-60, but it is distinguished by an ultra-precise guidance system required for the laser beam.