Alexander Shipljuk has been researching hypersonic fight robots on the Siberian department of the Russian Academy of Sciences.
He is now being held in custody within the Lefortovo Detention Center in Moscow, awaiting trial.
Hypersonic robots transfer at very excessive speeds and might maneuver within the air, making them tougher to observe and cease than different robots.
Shiplyuk is the third Russian researcher arrested this summer time on suspicion of treason.
At the tip of June, his colleague Anatoly Maslov was arrested. He is suspected of getting leaked state secrets and techniques concerning the fight robots to a overseas energy. Around the identical time, Dmitri Kolker, professor of arithmetic and laser specialist, was additionally arrested. He was charged with treason for cooperating with Chinese safety companies.