KUBINKA (Moscow Region), (Sputnik) — The contract was signed between Deputy Defense Minister Yuriy Borisov and Russian Federal Nuclear Center VNIIEF Director Valentin Kostyukov, the correspondent reports.
Russia has been actively developing the weapons based on the so-called new physical principles.
The United Instrument Manufacturing Corporation (UIMC) has also said that Russia had developed first radio-electronic weapons system based on so-called new physical principles.
First radio-electronic weapons samples based on new physical principles (beam, geophysical, wave, kinetic and other types of weapons) were first unveiled at the closed Russian Defense Ministry exhibition on the sidelines of the Army-2016 forum last year.
The UIMC spokesperson added that the new weapons can strike targets without the use of ammunition — instead, a directed energy beam is used.