Russia is developing new-generation drones and robotics control systems for its special services, TASS reports quoting a local newspaper.
"Efforts continue to put into operation the latest armament systems and technical means developed by departmental specialists and unrivalled in the world. Work is underway to develop promising drones and systems for control of ground-and air-based robotic complexes, and also armored transport and fighting vehicles with the enhanced cross-country capacity, speed and protection," Federal Security Service (FSB) Chief Alexander Bortnikov told Rossiyskaya Gazeta on Tuesday.
The FSB pays increased attention to strengthening the scientific-technical and combat potential of security services, which is a guarantee of its effective work, Bortnikov said.
"Modern technology has considerably expanded the possibilities of special services, border units, aviation and forensic provision for detective and investigative activity," the FSB chief added.
The Russian Defense Ministry has planned to test-fire 12 intercontinental ballistic missiles in 2018 to check on the correctness of design solutions in regard to development of advanced weapons. The Strategic Missile Forces carried out five test missile launches in 2017,
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