The German edition of Stern called the heavy flame-throwing system TOS-1 «Buratino» the Most Terrible weapons of Russia in Syria.
Feature of the TOS-1 is a reactive system of volley fire, including 30 pipes manufactured missiles with thermobaric warheads. Getting into the same objective, they cause the effect of the aerosol bomb with the explosive wave.
Currently, Stern notes, the TOS-2 modification is being prepared, which assumes a universal crawler (Armata) and wheeled (Boomerang) platforms. The first prototype TOS-2, according to the newspaper, is already in production, and the new system will be supplied in 2018-2025.