Russian space tug "Zeus" will be able to destroy enemy satellites


More and more ways of application are being found for the promising Russian space tug "Zeus". If earlier it was planned to use it for interplanetary travel and delivery of goods to the Moon, now its functionality has expanded somewhat.


So, earlier in the IC them. Keldysh said that the spacecraft could "illuminate" air targets directly from orbit, interacting with ground-based air defense systems. Recently, in the materials of KB "Arsenal" (one of the developers) it was indicated that "Zeus" could disable enemy satellites by means of a directed electromagnetic pulse or even "firing" a laser.

In addition, purely civilian functions are envisaged for advanced development. In particular, broadcasting and relaying, providing communications in hard-to-reach areas, as well as delivering goods to near and deep space on a commercial basis.

Recall that the development of a space tug based on TEM with a megawatt-class nuclear power plant started in 2010. By the middle of 2024, the preliminary design of the apparatus should be ready.

Flight tests of Zeus in orbit are scheduled for 2030. If the latter succeeds, the Russian nuclear space tug will go into series production.
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  1. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 9 July 2021 17: 29
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    Glorious reversal.
    The nuclear tug "Zeus", only the project of which "should be ready" in 24, will already "be able to destroy enemy satellites" and will also immortalize the name of Khoja Nasretdin!
  2. Alexander K_2 Offline Alexander K_2
    Alexander K_2 (Alexander K) 9 July 2021 17: 32
    -4
    For some reason, in Russia, lately, the worse things are, the more often there are “Swords Kladentsy”? interfere, it's not clear just who?
    1. 123 Online 123
      123 (123) 9 July 2021 17: 44
      -2
      For some reason, Russia, lately, the worse things are, the more often "Kladentsy Swords" appear?

      What happened with us? Did I miss something? belay Tellingly, many examples can be cited when things are getting worse, but with the "swords of the kladenites" it is not very good. So calm down, well, your stone flower does not come out.

      And just to make modern good technology, food, medicine, and just life somehow DOESN'T GO!

      They do it, it's just that nothing is known about it on your reservation.

      Everything and everyone is hindering poor Russia, it's not clear just who?

      Look who's Talking. The UN is already poking its nose into the "cake" for you, it demands to conduct a census of the remaining population.
      You bastard galloping practically the country "otgenocidili".
      https://rusvesna.su/news/1625770562
      1. Petr Vladimirovich (Peter) 9 July 2021 18: 57
        +2
        Well, it will be too much for you!
        It is a sin to laugh at sick people. (FROM)
        After all, they are all stuck in their 80th maximum ... they think the same with us ...
      2. Alexander K_2 Offline Alexander K_2
        Alexander K_2 (Alexander K) 9 July 2021 23: 53
        -3
        Yes, do not "sing" so well, well, let it be good! Not in the first Russia to launch all sorts of "wunderwafli" does not make one more weather Exactly!
  3. gorenina91 Offline gorenina91
    gorenina91 (Irina) 9 July 2021 19: 06
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    Russian space tug "Zeus" will be able to destroy enemy satellites

    - Well, what is there and how there can happen in Space, one can only believe or not believe ...
    - But on the ground, our Russian state has already found a "panacea" for all kinds of failures in the food industry ... - and this ... this ... this is palm fat; which Russia loved so much that ... that ... that it literally uses it in all spheres of food activities ... - even in the production of "butter", even cheese, even sour cream, cottage cheese, chocolate, ice cream, yoghurts, condensed milk and dry cream (may our poor Russian babies forgive us ... if they can) ...
    - As you can see ... - the problem is "solved" ... - completely and completely ...
    - Well, and the space tug "Zeus" ... probably will also solve a lot of problems ... - it will be a super space drone ("Buran" will not be suitable for him) ... - And what, by the way ... - with "Buran" ... - so forever and "lost" in the Kazakh steppes ??? - But when I could fly into Space ...
  4. Monster_Fat Offline Monster_Fat
    Monster_Fat (What's the difference) 9 July 2021 20: 19
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    More and more applications are being found for the promising Russian space tug "Zeus".

    recourse

    The development of a space tug based on TEM with a megawatt-class nuclear power plant started in 2010. By mid-2024, the preliminary design of the apparatus should be ready.

    wink laughing lol love
  5. Binder Offline Binder
    Binder (Miron) 9 July 2021 20: 26
    +1
    And what, you haven't even drawn a cartoon yet? So it's just rubbish ... negative
  6. Breard Offline Breard
    Breard (Serg) 9 July 2021 21: 10
    +2
    Life is getting better!

  7. Termit1309 Offline Termit1309
    Termit1309 (Alexander) 10 July 2021 01: 40
    0
    It's funny. I used to just read the news about Russia. Rejoiced at success, upset at failure.
    But now there is an additional supplement to the good news, read how the residents bombed there
    independent laughing
  8. steelmaker Online steelmaker
    steelmaker 10 July 2021 10: 04
    -3
    Flight tests of Zeus in orbit are scheduled for 2030.

    Maybe - can not, why guess? Five stars are better!
  9. Igor Berg Offline Igor Berg
    Igor Berg (Igor Berg) 10 July 2021 19: 30
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    Quote: steel maker
    Flight tests of Zeus in orbit are scheduled for 2030.

    Maybe - can not, why guess? Five stars are better!

    "After the obscene words began to be replaced with asterisks, cognac began to strain me" ...
  10. Cyril Offline Cyril
    Cyril (Kirill) 14 July 2021 03: 44
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    Will he be able to fly and carry cargo?