“At present, the average effective range of electromagnetic guns firing at air targets is 7-8 kilometers, the maximum is about 10,” TASS quoted its sources in the military-industrial complex.

It is noted that previously the range reached only 2 km.

It is also reported that the destruction of aircraft is ensured by burning electronic components of their equipment.

On June 6, 2019, the U.S. Navy tested an electromagnetic gun, during which the velocity of the projectile exceeded 2041 m / s.