China has displayed a new weapon system featuring directional-emission high-energy laser to quickly intercept aerial targets, at the ongoing MAKS 2019 air show in Moscow.
Developed by China Aerospace Science and Industry Corp, the LW-30 can intercept airborne targets such as photoelectric guidance equipment, drones, guided bombs and mortars.
Being a partner country at the biannual event, Beijing has also displayed other defense hardware at the MAKS show.
Aviation Industry Corp of China (AVIC) will showcase AG600 large amphibious aircraft, JF-17 fighter jet and Wing Loong drones.
Xi'an based Northwestern Polytechnical University will be showcasing the LJ-1, a tactical target featuring sustained-G, stealth and endurance with the ability to simulate 3rd and 4th generation fighters, and 5th generation fighters up to certain extent.
Other Chinese hardware to be displayed include space rockets, aero engines and passenger aircraft.
After the debut of the export versions of Su-57 and Il-112 aircraft at the MAKS 2019 airshow, the export version of Korsar reconnaissance drone has been unveiled at the event. Korsar high altitude reconnaissance drone system, capable of flying at high altitudes, in excess of 5000 meters, was
Russian Helicopters today presented the first serial Mi-38 helicopter at the MAKS-2019 air show in Moscow. The Mi-38 helicopter made by the Kazan Helicopter Plant will take part in flying, as well as static displays
Mikoyan MiG-35 fighters new AESA radar was unveiled at MAKS 2019 international air show today morning in Moscow. The 4++ generation jet was previously equipped with Zhuk-M radar with a mechanically steered antenna
Israel Ministry of Defense is building a new research institute and is investing NIS 200 million ($56.35 million) to study light particles or photons, and develop powerful laser weapons
China Aerospace Science and Industry Corporation (CASIC) has developed a new hexacopter drone capable of surveillance and reconnaissance functions that can “hunt” small, low flying drones with nets. The drone “hunts” by approaching its target and dropping a 16sqm net on it, forcing the hostile drone to fall to the ground and rendering it useless, local media reported Tuesday
Indian Air Force (IAF) pilots flew twin-seat version of Mikoyan MiG-35D fighter at MAKS-2019 air show, being at Zhukovsky airport near Moscow, on Thursday. "The Indian delegation were shown MiG-35 & Su-57 aircraft
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