Electromagnetic gun “Pischal”

One of the lightest samples on the market – its weight is about 3.5 kg. UAV control and navigation channels suppression range – 2 km.

At the IDEX-2021 exhibition in Abu Dhabi, the Russian special exporter will present new approaches to building an anti-unmanned aerial vehicle system. The system combines electronic warfare and air defense systems of various types.

The Rosoboronexport press service told about the presentation to Profile. The system includes the “Repellent-Patrol” electronic warfare complex developed and manufactured by Defense Systems JSC ( Russia-Belarus) which provides zonal coverage of the territories. The Repellent Patrol is capable of suppressing drones at a distance of up to 20 km. Protection at a closer range is assigned to the Kupol and Rubezh-Avtomatika complexes, developed by the Avtomatika concern, which is part of the Rostec State Corporation. They conduct continuous surveillance and create a protective dome over the object, capable of repelling attacks not only from individual drones, but also their massive use from various directions and heights within a radius of at least 3 km. Finally, the Pishchal electromagnetic gun can be used to deal with separate bursting objects. This is one of the lightest electronic warfare systems on the market – its weight is about 3.5 kg. “Pishchal” allows suppressing drone control and navigation channels at a distance of up to 2 km.


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Repellent-Patrol EW system is capable of jamming malicious drones from up to 20 km away.

The EW complex designed to destroy small-sized UAVs. It is available in both mobile and stationary versions. Features include detection and tracking of UAVs; UAV signal parameters tracking; electronic suppression of UAVs data transmission and control channels and ground control stations; UAV satellite navigation receiver jamming; and more.

In December, Armenian Prime Minister Nikol Pashinyan criticised an anti-drone system, presumed to be Repellent, stating that “it simply did not work” against Turkish and Israeli drones.

Other anti-drone systems to be showcased at the event include Kupol and Rubezh-Avtomatika systems developed by Avtomatika Concern. These carry out continuous radio surveillance and create a protective dome over the installation. This is an impenetrable barrier capable of repelling attacks not only by single drones, but also their massive use from different directions and altitudes within a radius of at least 3 km.

The Pishchal electromagnetic gun is one of the lightest handheld jammers on the market, weighing a mere about 3.5 kg. It can jam UAV control/navigation channels at a range of 2 km.

KBP’s Pantsir-S1M self-propelled anti-aircraft gun/missile (SPAAGM) system; Almaz-Antey’s Tor-type SAM system; Verba or Igla-S MANPADS; as well as Gibka-S MANPADS squad combat vehicles, capable of firing Verba or Igla-S MANPADS will be on display. These MANPADS can destroy targets at a maximum range of 6 km and at a maximum altitude of 3.5 km.


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