10/ Based on what I’ve seen in Google Earth, I think VNIIEF is involved in manufacturing and/or testing Peresvet. I saw no Peresvet trailers in September images of VNIIEF, so the ones visible on August 25 were either leaving or were quickly moved into a building.
— Michael Duitsman (@DuitsyWasHere) 27 March 2019
Michael Duitsman discovered Peresvet laser combat systems at the All-Russian Scientific Research Institute of Experimental Physics (VNIIEF) in the closed town of Sarov, Nizhny Novgorod Oblast.
According to the Russian Defense Ministry, Peresvet combat laser systems went on “experimental combat duty within the Armed Forces on December 1, 2018. The defense ministry noted that the Armed Forces have been receiving Peresvet combat laser systems since 2017.
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