VORONEZH, April 10. /TASS/. The combined forces army of the Western Military District has adopted for service the first radio-electronic warfare system Palantin, provided for the Russian military, the district’s press-service said.
"The Russian Armed Forces’ newest highly mobile radio-electronic warfare system Palantin of the tactical level has been provided for the combined forces army of the Western Military District. It is meant for jamming the enemy’s radio communication means and for conducting radio-electronic surveillance," the news release runs.
The system is capable of upsetting the potential enemy’s mobile and trunk communication lines and integrate different radio-electronic warfare systems into one network.
"The system has been through field tests at one of the radio-electronic warfare units of the Western Military District and entered duty in one of the regions of the Central Black Earth (Chernozemie) Region… The personnel of radio-electronic warfare units has completed a course of retraining at a center in the Tambov Region and begun to use the system," the district’ press-service said.