After having success with unmarked trailer trucks in Ukraine, Russia is looking to exploit its incognito strategy even further. The Russians have come up with a weapons concept reminiscent of Optimus Prime from Transformers.


It's designed to surprise the U.S. military by sneaking up under the cover of an inconspicuous semi-trailer truck. When the weapon is close enough to strike, the trailer disconnects from the truck and transforms into a nasty helicopter drone with missiles and a Gatling gun.

In keeping with Hollywood's depiction of Russian bad guys, the trailer also includes two get-away motorcycles. Seriously, it looks like something you'd expect to see in a 'Die Hard' flick.

Here's how it works:

The trailer pulls up within striking distance of its target.

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One soldier in civilian clothes scopes out the area while another soldier stays behind to monitor the transformation.

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Most of the transformation is self automated.

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A final weapons check is done with an iPad before the nasty payload is deployed.

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The drone surprises the target by rising from the tree line.

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It is designed to attack targets on land ...

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... or at sea.

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