Although it sounds like an April Fool’s joke, a Russian defense drone shot down another drone with a shotgun to stop it. This drone comes from Almaz Antey, the inventor of the S-400 missiles, which caused friction between Turkey and the United States.
Drone was designed by Almaz Antey on behalf of Moscow Aviation Institute’s ‘Aviation Modeling Student Design Bureau’. In addition, this drone is similar in design to the research drones used by miners and farmers.
According to Russian defense site Dambiev, this is just a prototype. However, Russia is very serious about armed drones, and has already started to produce the ‘Karnivora’, a net-carrying unmanned aerial vehicle, which is a hunter.