urkaine war tech


  • The war in Ukraine, like every war, has seen innovation and the rise of new weapon systems.
  • The five-month-old war has elevated drones, rockets, and electronic warfare as new masters of the battlefield.
  • Weapons like HIMARS rocket systems were primed and ready for the conflict. Still, there’s a gaping hole that new weapons can fill.

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine in February 2022 has demolished the expectations of military experts worldwide. Some staples of war, like tanks, fighter jets, and howitzers, have proven surprisingly vulnerable over the course of the conflict, while rocket artillery, drones, and anti-tank weapons have punched above their weight. Others, like lasers that could protect cities and weapons that home in on radio signals, are urgently needed, but are yet to be developed.

    War supercharges innovation; the life-and-death struggle between nations pushes participants to adopt new technologies to enable…


Source: www.popularmechanics.com