a small idea, probably already in implementation in west...
So this is "Pike" 40mm laser-guided missile for hitting small targets etc, from Raytheon
it launches from a standard 40mm UBGL tube (albeit "hinge-release" pattern tubed launchers are preferred as it is quite longer than what a standard M203 could swing out to and so, but with little modification even this type of launchers can also be used)
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...say, we make something similar here as well, you know for primarily hitting drones...
this one has effective range of 2000 metres so a low-passing drone can be hit with it and so..
IMO detection is a much bigger problem, from most of that videoes that have come out the soliders on the ground seem to be completely un-aware of a drone flying over head. Although neutralizing the drone once identified is no small challenge either. It will probably need to be a system that needs to have the scan, track and kill components preferably something that can be deployed at company level at least (for lower level drones). Just my thoughts.since russians are using loitering drones to hit ukraine,
what you think of my idea of using mini-aa version of this or similar 40mm UBGL launched missile ?
maybe in place of laser homing they could add other sort of seeker or simple mini camera for tv-remote controlling ?
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