russians Announce New Anti-Drone Development: Vogan-9SP Combat Drone

The russian T-90 tank was hit by an FPV drone
The russian T-90 tank was hit by an FPV drone

This drone moves at a speed of 200 km/h and operates in tandem with a radar station

The russian propaganda publication TASS, citing a representative of the company Red Line, reports that their "defense industry" has introduced a new drone designed to combat other drones. russia (like Ukraine) is paying increasing attention to this direction, considering the appearance of a greater variety of modifications of this weapon on the battlefield.

The single-use Vogan-9SP combat drone was presented at the Detection and Counter-UAV Technologies conference.

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Vogan-9SP combat drone
Vogan-9SP combat drone

From the technical specifications of this interceptor drone, it is known that it has a speed of about 200 km/h.

According to a company spokesman, the engagement process starts with a hostile drone being detected by radar, after which it is targeted using a laser designator. The pusher-propeller-driven Vogan-9SP takes off from a ground launcher angled at 45 degrees at the command of its operator. The quadcopter, once close to the target, apparently continues the engagement at least semi-autonomously.

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