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Russian Arms Contractor Plans Anti-Drone Smart Shrapnel Weapon

In The News, 18 April 2017
Aerospace, International Security Studies, Russia
“Firing shrapnel is the most natural way to fight small drones,” Sutyagin says. “The new idea is the development of brilliant shrapnel, or smart shrapnel as it is sometimes called, in which you put interceptors close to the target and launch a cloud of millions of these particles. It is tougher to hit a drone with a missile.”

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Dr Igor Sutyagin
Senior Research Fellow, Russian Studies

Dr Igor Sutyagin's research is concerned with US-Russian relations, strategic armaments developments and broader nuclear arms control,... read more