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Russia deploys three electronic warfare systems to Donbas


Three Rtut-BM radio electronic warfare systems have crossed today into Donbas at the Izvarine checkpoint, Prava sprava NGO head Dmytro Snehiriov writes in Facebook Dec. 13.

Rtut is a modern weapon protecting troops and equipment on the 50-hectare area.

Its other functions are to jam communication and radars.

Earlier, Ukraine army reported the presence near the border with Ukraine of Krasnukha – 4 radio electronic warfare systems able of invalidating satellites, land radars and AWAKS planes.

Krasnukha generates powerful interference to radars and other radio signal emitting systems.

The deployment of such weapons indicates Russia’s growing capacity and preparedness to escalate the war in Donbas, the activist writes.

Source: http://zik.ua/en/news/2014/12/13/russia_deploys_three_electronic_warfare_systems_to_donbas_548935

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