russia doesn’t stop trying to find an effective countermeasure to the HIMARS rocket systems, which in the hands of the Armed Forces of Ukraine managed to destroy 50 warehouses with ammunition in a month, as well as a multitude of other targets of the russian occupation army.
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That is why there is a lot of talking about the need to create a specialized air defense missile complex that would be able to shoot down missiles fired by HIMARS. Actually shoot them – not the way they brag about it on their mass media.
Thus, Russian military experts propose to create a system similar to the Israeli "Iron Dome" that will be able to repel massive shelling by multiple rocket launchers such as HIMARS.
More than that, the characteristics of the new russian "wunderwaffe" should be significantly more powerful in terms of performance than its Israeli counterpart, have more ready-to-launch missiles than any contemporary air defense systems, a large number of target channels for simultaneous tracking of targets, as well as an almost instantaneous response from detection to neutralization of the air target.
In fact, it is about the creation of a new powerful system against modern multiple launch rocket systems. At the same time, the issue is not even how technologically capable are the occupiers to make such a complex today – it’s simply about the amount of time that is required for such development.
For example, officially the development of the Israeli "Iron Dome" began in 2007, the first successful tests were conducted in 2009, and the first battery was put on duty in March 2011. That is, four years since the official start.
Whereas in the russian federation, the development of a similar (and even, as the russians suggest, a more powerful) system will drag on for years, while Ukrainian HIMARS continue to haunt the positions of the russians in Ukraine.
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