Russian Army receives new electronic warfare system

Moscow, Jan 25 (IANS) The Russian Armed Forces have put into service upgraded unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) capable of sending SMS, audio and video messages, the Russian newspaper Izvestia reported on Wednesday.

According to the report, the new UAVs are based on “Orlan-10” unmanned aerial vehicles, both of which are part of the upgraded complex of electronic warfare system RB-341V “Leer-3”.

Tests of new UAVs have already been completed, and the new complexes “Leer-3” were also tested in Syria, Xinhua news agency reported.

The Russian Armed Forces will take delivery of upgraded UAVs for “Leer-3” this year.

The electronic warfare system RB-341V “Leer-3” includes three drones. The UAVs’ main task is to jam signals of cell towers and is equipped with special jamming devices and transmitters.