19FortyFive: Why Russia's New "Super Weapon" Is Failing


Russia is trying to maintain its title as a successful arms dealer, as well as to remain one of the most militarily powerful powers in the world. However, the production of modern weapons systems requires a lot of funds. According to experts from the 19FortyFive resource, Moscow does not have enough money to successfully implement its ideas in the field of weapons, which is why many of the latest developments do not go beyond testing.


Due to Western sanctions imposed on Russia after the “annexation” of Crimea in 2014, the country began to suffer from a lack of funds to modernize its armed forces. As a result, the “best return on money” formula was adopted, with more attention being paid to the development of high-quality “super-weapons” that attract the attention of the whole world.

However, many of Russia's high-profile military breakthroughs have turned out to be little more than publicity stunts. The Su-57, the 5th generation Russian stealth fighter, exists in only 1 production model, although in the long term it may well become a relatively mainstream aircraft. Likewise, the Russian T-14 Armata tank could become one of the best in the world if only Russia could produce it in the required quantities.

Waiting for the required amount of funding, many Russian developments quietly leave the scene. These include the Uran-9 unmanned ground complex, the Burevestnik nuclear-powered cruise missile, and a flying drone with a Kalashnikov assault rifle. Such single specimens of weapons caused a sensation in the media at one time. But due to numerous flaws, these weapons systems are gradually disappearing into oblivion.

Let us note from ourselves that if in the words of the authors of 19FortyFive about the Su-57 fighter, the T-14 tank and the Burevestnik rocket there really is a grain of truth, then with regard to the Uran-9 complex they missed the mark. This robotic mini-tank has already been adopted by the Russian army, and its serial deliveries will begin next year.
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  1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
    steelmaker 22 November 2021 18: 41
    -9
    Moscow does not have enough money to successfully implement its ideas

    And why are friends of Putin's oligarchs not helping Russia's national projects, all the more so with regard to national security. They already have money for a hundred generations ahead ...
    This is how the oligarchs in Sochi helped - an increase in the cost of an object from 1,2 billion rubles. up to 8 billion rubles



    And then you want me to respect Putin!
    1. Face Offline Face
      Face (Alexander Lik) 24 November 2021 14: 04
      +1
      Yes, no one cares who you respect there or not.
      1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
        steelmaker 24 November 2021 14: 20
        0
        Well, if you don't care, why are you so worried?
        1. Face Offline Face
          Face (Alexander Lik) 24 November 2021 15: 42
          +1
          And where do I worry about you?
  2. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
    gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 22 November 2021 21: 29
    -5
    New weapons are based on the latest technologies. In Russia little is invested in fundamental research. Lack of scientific and industrial personnel. Lack of modern equipment. For example, in robotization, the USSR was in the top five, and modern Russia is at the end of the list.
    1. Oleg Bratkov Offline Oleg Bratkov
      Oleg Bratkov (Oleg Bratkov) 22 November 2021 21: 58
      +4
      Are you sure about that? Look at adjacent areas. Russia is the absolute world leader in nuclear energy, for example. And all of a sudden everything is bad-bad with a weapon? Maybe they just do not want to acquaint you with the fact that will kill you?
      1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
        gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 22 November 2021 22: 14
        -7
        I am sure. The topic of the post is not about adjacent areas. "Uranus-9" cannot independently make decisions on a maneuver. It cannot distinguish its military from the enemy, it cannot distinguish heaps of bricks from a bunker. On the Syrian bridgehead, it was controlled by wire, since the remote control distance was not It was impossible to fire on the move. The battery provided a course for 50 minutes maximum on a flat surface. Nuclear power has nothing to do with the military-industrial complex. And Russia was kicked out of the Czech tender for the construction of a nuclear power plant. Turks are building nuclear power plants at Russian expense. Russia lags far behind in aircraft and UAVs, in shipbuilding, in shipbuilding, in aircraft construction. Serial production of the Su-50 failed. On the Su-57, they announced an open architecture due to the complete absence of modern avionics.
        1. Oleg Bratkov Offline Oleg Bratkov
          Oleg Bratkov (Oleg Bratkov) 22 November 2021 22: 21
          +4
          That is, you are not in the subject.
          1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
            gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 22 November 2021 22: 58
            -3
            What are the supposed successes of Rosatom affecting the state of the military-industrial complex, especially in the production of high-tech weapons, or, more precisely, in attempts to produce them in series?
          2. asr55 Offline asr55
            asr55 (asr) 23 November 2021 00: 44
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            Quote: Oleg Bratkov
            That is, you are not in the subject.

            Not only is he not in the subject, he writes comments on drunkenness or mentally ill. I treat the second with patience and regret. But the fact that he hates everything Russian is an indisputable fact. But this does not negate the knowledge of the reality of affairs for him.
            1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
              gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 23 November 2021 12: 08
              -6
              I would be glad to write about the successes of the military-industrial complex, but even the site has stopped drumming about them.
        2. asr55 Offline asr55
          asr55 (asr) 23 November 2021 00: 31
          +1
          Quote: gunnerminer
          I am sure. The topic of the post is not about adjacent areas. "Uranus-9" cannot independently make decisions on a maneuver. It cannot distinguish its military from the enemy, it cannot distinguish heaps of bricks from a bunker. On the Syrian bridgehead, it was controlled by wire, since the remote control distance was not It was impossible to fire on the move. The battery provided a course for 50 minutes maximum on a flat surface. Nuclear power has nothing to do with the military-industrial complex. And Russia was kicked out of the Czech tender for the construction of a nuclear power plant. Turks are building nuclear power plants at Russian expense. Russia lags far behind in aircraft and UAVs, in shipbuilding, in shipbuilding, in aircraft construction. Serial production of the Su-50 failed. On the Su-57, they announced an open architecture due to the complete absence of modern avionics.

          You are lying insolently and cynically. All that you wrote is complete nonsense, I think just for not knowing reality today. Yes, everything is clear, a woodpecker hammers on a tree and as a result, the neck muscles age and deflect the blow by 0.01 degrees and he dies from a concussion. And the reality is Uranus-9 is the best combat robot in the world today. And how do you imagine a tracked vehicle weighing 12 tons measuring 5600 * 2500 * 3100 with wires.? Are you writing comments on drunkenness? Outwardly, it is very similar to the BMP, it carries a powerful multifaceted modular armament that allows you to destroy enemy personnel, armored vehicles and aircraft. It is remotely controlled by an operator. However, thanks to the built-in artificial intelligence, the machine is capable of fighting completely autonomously (detecting and identifying targets, destroying them). Uranus-9 solves some of these tasks even when the operator is controlled, making his work easier.
          1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
            gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 23 November 2021 00: 47
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            During the application in Syria in real combat conditions, the Russian multi-functional combat robot "Uran-9" was identified with a number of shortcomings. This was reported by the RIA Novosti agency with reference to the report of the third central research institute of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation. Among other things, military experts highlight shortcomings and shortcomings in the mobility, firepower, control, observation and reconnaissance functions of the combat robot. In addition, during the independent movement of the Uranus, low reliability of its chassis was revealed: guide and road wheels, as well as suspension springs. The operation of the installed 30-mm automatic cannon turned out to be unstable, untimely triggering of the launch circuits, and the failure of the thermal imaging channel of the optical sighting station were recorded. Experts also call the inability to fire on the move as a very big disadvantage of the Uran-9 combat robot. As follows from the materials presented, the robot is able to conduct reconnaissance and identify targets at a distance of no more than two kilometers. Also, the military has complaints about sights, observation devices and screens of operators who control a robotic combat complex.

            At the same time, the report of the Russian military emphasizes that in the next 10-15 years, robotic systems will not be able to perform tasks in combat conditions. Read carefully the newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda, and regularly watch TV Zvezda, do not neglect communication with military personnel, with military representatives of enterprises , with workers of the military-industrial complex of Russia.
            In order for combat robots, such as the Russian Uran-9, to be sufficiently effective in the framework of a combined arms battle, the Russian military-industrial complex still lacks technology, and qualified engineers and workers. They are in no hurry to hire Rostec factories due to the meager salaries. The ineffectiveness of the Russian novelty in the framework of a combined-arms battle does not cause much surprise, for the reason that the experts understood before: many more years of research, testing and development are required in order to bring such systems to the necessary conditions that will allow them to participate in combat in on a par with ordinary military formations.
            1. unholyknight Offline unholyknight
              unholyknight (UnhloyKnight) 23 November 2021 01: 19
              0
              As if nothing that could not be solved by a small modernization, yeah. Technical flaws and flaws, which are always present in technology recently adopted for service. Especially moments with suspension and untimely triggering of the start. Otherwise, the revolutionary T-64 at one time could be called shit and that the USSR did not have enough normal personnel.
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        3. antibi0tikk Offline antibi0tikk
          antibi0tikk (Sergei) 23 November 2021 23: 10
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          From whom Russia is far behind ??? Russia is the leader in nuclear energy, even though it will not build in the Czech Republic. Russia is in the top 5 in terms of shipbuilding. Russia ranks 2nd in the sale of weapons. Russia is one of the few countries that has a full cycle of civil and military aircraft construction. You can count such countries on the fingers of one hand: the United States, China and Russia. Europe only mastered the whole crowd of Airbus, Japan or South Korea, with all the advancement of their technologies, did not master aircraft construction.
          So from whom Russia is lagging far behind ???
          1. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
            gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 23 November 2021 23: 19
            -2
            It’s useless to put nuclear energy in Uranium-9. There will be phonics, and if the bearded captures it, they will receive fissile materials.

            Russia in the top 5 in terms of shipbuilding

            On the construction of toad barges. At Zvezda, ships are assembled from sections made in South Korea. Then they are driven to South Korea for equipment.

            Russia is one of the few countries that have a full cycle of civil and military aircraft construction

            Complete failure with small aircraft. Complete failure with military transport aircraft. Failure of serial production of Su-57. Complete failure of modernization of Tu-160 and Tu-22M3. SSZH-100. Foreigners do not need it. Failure with serial production of Il-114-300.

            Roscosmos is a failure. Since royal times, they have been using the same rocket.
  3. gunnerminer Offline gunnerminer
    gunnerminer (gunnerminer) 22 November 2021 23: 29
    0
    There are big problems with high-precision machine tools (even "third" countries, out of fear of sanctions, refuse to resell them to Russia), with modern electronics it is even worse (none of them). And if we take into account the "sons of the Rogozins", then perhaps by the end of the century the order will be fulfilled ...
  4. asr55 Offline asr55
    asr55 (asr) 23 November 2021 00: 03
    -2
    Today, these ugly attempts by the experts of the resource 19FortyFive are simply ridiculous and portray them as dunce. Russia is ahead of the rest of the world in creating combat robots. In terms of the number of UAVs, it is in second place after the United States. And the cartoons ended and the reality of adopting new types of weapons began. So much for "not enough money".
  5. asr55 Offline asr55
    asr55 (asr) 23 November 2021 00: 40
    0
    Quote: steel maker
    Moscow does not have enough money to successfully implement its ideas

    And why are friends of Putin's oligarchs not helping Russia's national projects, all the more so with regard to national security. They already have money for a hundred generations ahead ...
    This is how the oligarchs in Sochi helped - an increase in the cost of an object from 1,2 billion rubles. up to 8 billion rubles



    And then you want me to respect Putin!

    First of all, you do not respect yourself, since you do not respect the president of your country. Or maybe she is not your country? There are a lot of reasons for this, from psychological to moral - ethical, as well as mental. That's that . The only advice is not to write anything, do not make yourself an outright fool ..
    1. steelmaker Offline steelmaker
      steelmaker 24 November 2021 14: 25
      -1
      don't make yourself an outright fool ..

      Have you watched the video? Who's stupid there?
  6. vitalikn Offline vitalikn
    vitalikn (Vitalik) 23 November 2021 03: 29
    -1
    New super weapons are not made by new ones - by grandfathers. :)

    And somehow, in such a society, in the midst of corruption, everything is according to an acquaintance, who will give whom a fake letter or award and will be better suited. It is as if it is impossible to find a non-phony talent, also in quantity.

    Weapon - works, but in general the class in terms of general performance characteristics, that is, for all characteristics as a whole - at the level, if I fly on a hyper sound, I will not hit, or it is impossible to use quickly and conveniently - it is impossible, or there are not enough missiles, or it is impossible to quickly find and apply for purposes. Or, this weapon is not thought out at the level of art, and is not created in a class, such that it works and there are no difficulties in efficiency.

    In short, one civilization lags seriously behind the other, in general. And this, people themselves lag behind, especially those who manage something and create something.

    This is a wild system. Where society is divided into classes, people and not people.
    Therefore, billions disappear somewhere, say goodbye, and their own people .. Without opportunities, let alone develop ...

    And so everywhere, like on a palm tree ..)) :)

    Or in the same - education, where teachers are more likely to single out, promote, give opportunities, allocate to the elite, rather the future, according to an acquaintance, education itself is fake, and cannot single out unique people even in quantity. In short, we need to paste over our weapons with fake letters, medals, and awards, and honors, and so that someone else would praise this weapon by acquaintance, suck up ...
  7. vitalikn Offline vitalikn
    vitalikn (Vitalik) 23 November 2021 10: 22
    -1
    Well, something's going to go wrong. Not completed for the class. If it hits, then the explosion will be insufficient in power, relative to weapons of a higher class with maximum power.

    I served for 2 years. And I think that in the army, Saldat is dressed the same way, in cheap rags. He is not taught and is treated like a powerless person. 2 years, as in slavery, hard. And a soldier must want to defend his future, and whose children and family do not exist. And your standard of living. Served, I know our motivation, level. Everyone is tortured and intimidated, they are afraid of everything, that's why such losses !!! A soldier must be brave and feel that he can even blather the commander, he is not a girl, but a man, to feel that he is a man and no one can humiliate him. Moreover, the enemy. :)
  8. vitalikn Offline vitalikn
    vitalikn (Vitalik) 23 November 2021 10: 48
    0
    What are these soldiers, if he is humiliated by some weaker demobilization, a crowd. And so for 1-2 years. The law must be written, it is allowed to beat demobels, and even more so if it is a group. As in a competition, hit as much as you want, and there will be nothing that does not happen. A group of persons, demobels, on the contrary, will be punished according to the law.

    I am demobilized, who hit me in the heels 2 times more. He screamed, he broke my nose and ran away from me in the direction of the ensign, or he shouted it for the ensign. And there is nothing to me, not who did not say, not the officers, not the commander of the unit, and the demobilization themselves, not one did not climb .. They forced two younger ones to crawl through, without motivation. I didn't even seriously wave, and that was enough. One is easy in the liver, from the leg. The second, on the head, without strong blows. And a mustache, they ran out of ideas, this is how they will set all the younger ones on me, and disgrace themselves, in front of the young soldiers)))
    1. Vladimir501 Offline Vladimir501
      Vladimir501 (Vladimir) 30 November 2021 14: 50
      0
      Storyteller!
  9. Vladest Offline Vladest
    Vladest (Vladimir) 23 November 2021 15: 26
    -2
    There are 600 billion dollars of reserves in Russia. And here there is not enough money.
    1. Old Skeptic Offline Old Skeptic
      Old Skeptic (Old Skeptic) 24 November 2021 00: 46
      0
      OU! It even dawned on you that something was wrong here!
      Is it time to change the training manual?
  10. Old Skeptic Offline Old Skeptic
    Old Skeptic (Old Skeptic) 24 November 2021 00: 44
    -1
    19FortyFive: Why Russia's New "Super Weapon" Is Failing

    What is this stage of "accepting the inevitable"?
    It seems: "denial".
    Then there will be:
    "anger",
    "bargain",
    "pressure"
    and finally "acceptance".

    How many interesting things they have ahead.
  11. Russia's main weapon is THERMONYAD! As long as it is there, no one will touch it!
  12. Sergey Latyshev Offline Sergey Latyshev
    Sergey Latyshev (Serge) 29 November 2021 22: 54
    -1
    That, really tunnels, our beloved Petrel was quietly soaked in the toilet?
    Indeed, there has been no news for a long time.

    But because of him, it seems like at least 2 rocket men at the age were swept away, they say something was leaked there about unsuccessful tests.
    1. Vladimir501 Offline Vladimir501
      Vladimir501 (Vladimir) 30 November 2021 14: 53
      0
      Have you often been told where the keys to the apartment with the money are? You don't have water in your ass and your tongue is like a broom.