Russia will create a tank with electromagnetic gun

Russia will create a tank with electromagnetic gun

In Russia intend to develop a tank with electromagnetic gun and laser combat, the issue has been worked out.


Tracked platform should be prospective types of weapons, they will be operated in unmanned mode, told “Interfax” a source in the military-industrial complex.

In the first phase of work will develop a powerful system of power supply of the tank, it will carry power-consuming payloads. After that a new tank will get a combat laser and electromagnetic gun, puts 25 Nov “Federal news Agency”.

November 20, for the development and serial production of military equipment by the Ministry of defence in 2018 has allocated 1.5 trillion rubles.

On 22 August it was reported that “Uralvagonzavod” is ready to create a heavy tank platform “Armata” with 152 mm cannon. Currently tested tanks with guns of calibre of 125 mm. for the First time T-14 on a tracked platform “Armata” the desert tower was presented in 2015. Serial production of new combat vehicles began in 2017.