Russia-Ukraine War: Russia claims to use electromagnetic anti-drone gun

The Jerusalem Post reports: “Russia claims to have made use of a new advanced weapon system in its ongoing invasion of Ukraine: An anti-drone gun, Russian media outlet TASS reported, citing an unnamed security source.

The weapon, identified as the Stupor, was described in the report as an advanced electromagnetic weapon developed by the Russian Defense Ministry’s Main Robotics Research and Test Center that severs the connection between drones and their operators.

‘Just as you press a button, Stupor jams the operator’s signal to the drone. After that, the drone is neutralized and forced to land in a designated area. The need for such portable anti-drone weapons became evident because the Ukrainian troops are using a large number of UAVs and various small copters,’ the source said, according to TASS…”

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