Lenta.ru: ÐžÑ€ÑƒÐ¶Ð¸Ðµ: Ð Ð¾ÑÑÐ¸Ñ ÑÐ¾Ð·Ð´Ð°ÑÑ‚ Ð»Ð°Ð·ÐµÑ€ Ð´Ð»Ñ Ð¿Ð¾Ð´Ð°Ð²Ð»ÐµÐ½Ð¸Ñ Ñ€Ð°Ð·Ð²ÐµÐ´ÐºÐ¸ Ð¿Ñ€Ð¾Ñ‚Ð¸Ð²Ð½Ð¸ÐºÐ° Russia working on airborne LASER weapon system Russia is developing a laser system designed to suppress enemy reconnaissance assets, Interfax reported citing a source in the military-industrial complex. "Aviation and laser complex designed for the transfer of laser energy to remote objects in order to counter the infrared opto-electronic means of the enemy" - a source told the agency. The laser system was being installed on the aircraft A-60, based at the transport of IL-76. To date, the complex has been developing for quite some time, passed through several successful tests. The new weapon in the first place will be supplied Russian troops speech on exports is not yet. The fact that Russia is developing a military air-based laser, the first time in August 2009 declared valid academic advisor to the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Russia Yury Zaitsev. According to him, in a weapons program, which was approved by the Scientific and Technical Council of the Military Industrialization Commission, there are sections that involve the holding of works on the development of laser weapons. This Zaitsev said that the development of laser weapons were in the USSR. In particular, in 1972, has been tested "fairly powerful setup.