Russia’s kamikaze swarms of ‘bomber drones’ could be IMPOSSIBLE to stop as dozens blitz targets, experts warn.

SWARMS of Russian drones could be impossible to stop as dozens simultaneously blitz the enemy in coordinated kamikaze strikes, military experts have warned.

They fear more than 100 drones - each armed with an explosive warhead - could be unleashed on targets including enemy convoys.

 A cutting edge drone is displayed at a military air show in Moscow

A cutting edge drone is displayed at a military air show in MoscowCredit: EPA

A security exposition in Moscow painted a terrifying vision of the future of warfare based on the Flock-93 drone attack system, reports Popular Mechanics.

The Interpolitex-2019 conference heard the deadly swarms would be virtually impossible defend against - as so many are bound to slip through and dive bomb their targets.

Proposed by the Zhukovsky Air Force Academy, the concept involves simultaneously launching more than 100 UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) each armed with a 5.5lb load.

Experts believe the best defence against the swarms might simply be jamming them, preventing them from receiving commands from human controllers.

However, the Russians could then make the deadly squadrons autonomous - which means there would be no radio signals to block.

“Russians think that this swarm will be an effective weapon in the fight against terrorists and high-tech adversaries,” said Samuel Bendett of the American Foreign Policy Council.

“Based on what the Russians have seen and learned in Syria... a serious damaging effect can be achieved by a UAV swarm attack.”

The flying devices can be made to carry explosives and hover for hours before picking out their targets.

 More than 100 drones could be launched in a single attack

More than 100 drones could be launched in a single attackCredit: Getty - Contributor

Malcolm Davis, of the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, earlier warned the Australian Defence Force (ADF) that it needs to be prepared for these "killer drones".

He said: "If the ADF is deployed operationally, they should expect attacks by masses of swarming drones that can operate autonomously and self-coordinate.

"They have their course programmed in before launch, then they fly that course towards a target, and then they coordinate amongst themselves in a swarm to attack a target.

"Attacking it like a swarm of bees, except each bee has a high-explosive charge in it."

Davis highlighted that thousands of the drones all together would be very difficult to stop.

Especially if they are controlling themselves after being programmed and if they travel at high speeds they may even be difficult to detect on a radar.

Russia is also building a "ground force" of killer robots – including a deadly swarm of cat-sized bomber drones.

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