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FROM a “Sternenkrieger” satellite shooter to laser weapons that are right out of science fiction, Russia has been working on a range of futuristic military tech.

We’ve rounded up some of the most sci-fi weapons that the Russian military claims to have at its disposal.

Russia's 'Star Warrior' weapon could shoot down satellites

Russia’s ‘Star Warriorweapon could shoot down satellitesAnerkennung: East2West
It's also got laser cannons, according to Russian state news

It’s also got laser cannons, according to Russian state newsAnerkennung: Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation

‘Star Warrior

Ende letzten Jahres, Russia revealed a weapon dubbed “Sternenkrieger” that can blast satellites out of orbit at heights of up to 500 Meilen über der Erde.

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin used the weapon to destroy a redundant Soviet-era Tselina-D military reconnaissance satelliteblasting it into an orbital debris field.

Die Waffe wurde als bezeichnet “Sternenkrieger” von staatlichen russischen Medien und ist der nächste Schritt in einem orbitalen Wettrüsten.

Putin hat die Raketen zwischenzeitlich neunmal getestet 2014 und 2020 bevor es im November eingesetzt wurde, um einen echten Satelliten zu zerstören 15, according to the Moscow-based Centre for Analysis of Strategy and Technologies.

Putins “Sternenkrieger” Es wird angenommen, dass das Raketensystem 14TS033 zweistufige Abfangraketen abfeuert, die in der endgültigen Version mit einem nuklearen oder kinetischen Sprengkopf bewaffnet werden können.

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Laser cannon

According to the Russian MoD, the Peresvet laser cannon – which the US called “störend” – has been in service since 2019.

Most details about the deadly laser cannon remain a secret.

jedoch, military experts think it performs the same tasks as defense missiles or air defenses.

It’s said to work perfectly in good weather but bad weather could affect the passage of the laser.

Hypersonic missiles

Russia is working on hypersonic missiles and claimed it tested one successfully last year.

Hypersonic missiles can travel over five times the speed of sound and lots of other countries are working on the super fast and destructive military tech.

jedoch, Putin has said his Zircon cruise missile will be capable of traveling at nine times the speed of sound over a range of 620 Meilen.

The hypersonic missile is intended to arm boats and submarines.

It could enter service this year.

Russia tested a hypersonic missile late last year

Russia tested a hypersonic missile late last yearAnerkennung: Russian Defence Ministry Press Service via AP

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