What if the answer to swarms of drones is just a really big gun?
Russia’s Derivatsiya-PVO is formally a kind of self-propelled artillery tasked with an anti-air mission. In effect, it is a tank-like vehicle with a 57mm automatic gun mounted on a turret designed to blast drones out of the sky.
In the works for years, the Derivatsiya is based on the chassis of the BMP-3 infantry fighting vehicle. This week, Russia’s TASS reported that the Derivatsiya will be the basis for a fully automated robotic vehicle, built to fight other robots.
Read the full story and more in Forbes.