Contents tagged with S-400

  • Russia sends more anti-aicraft systems to Syria

    Russian forces in Syria have been reinforced by seven S-300 air defense systems, the Russian Federation defense minister, Sergey Shoygu, stated, as reported by Interfax.“As you know, we have an S-400 system, which has worked for a long time. Apart from this, we have added seven S-300s to cover the marine area practically to Cyprus,” he said at a meeting between the Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation Armed Forces senior management.In October, the Russian Defense Ministry …

  • Russia may supply Turkey with anti-aircraft systems

    The Director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, Alexander Fomin, stated that discussion on supplying anti-aircraft systems to Turkey remains on the agenda of the Russian-Turkish military technical cooperation. According to him, when it comes to large air defense systems, they can be utilized as anti-missile systems, Interfax reported.“These large air defense systems, are simultaneously anti-missile systems. Today, even mid-range Buk systems can shoot down missiles, as …

  • Russia to supply India with S-400 missile systems

    India will receive Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems. The delivery agreement was signed on October 15 in the Indian state of Goa. As Interfax news agency reported, S-400 Triumf long-range anti-aircraft missile systems are currently used in Syria for the defense of the Khmeimim Russian military base. In August 2016, one of the anti-aircraft missile air defense regiments, based in the Crimea, received these missile systems.

    In addition to the agreement with India, there is an agreement …

  • 'Main part' of Syria is protected by Russian S-300 and S-400 systems

    The main area of Syria is protected by a battery consisting of the S-300 in Tartus and the S-400 Triumph air defense systems in the Hmeymim base. This was announced by the head of the Council of the Federation Committee on Defense and Security, Viktor Ozerov.

    “I believe that the main part of Syria is covered. This is protection not only for the Russian contingent, but also for the Syrian forces,” Interfax quoted Ozerov as saying.

    The Russian Defense Ministry had previously said that Russia …

  • Russia warns US-led coalition not to fly close to its bases in Syria

    The Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation made a statement about how the Russian military will use air defense in Syria after relations with the United States have worsened.

    “I remind the US strategists that air cover for the Russian military bases in Tartus and Hmeymim includes S-400 and S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems, the range of which may come as a surprise to any unidentified flying objects,” Major General Konashenkov stated. According to him, “today the Syrian army has S-200, …

  • Russia places S-400 missile system along border with Finland

    The Russian Federation has deployed two S-400 anti-aircraft long and medium-range missile systems near the Finnish border, according to the Finnish Broadcasting Company, Yle. The Minister of Defense of Finland, Jussi Niinisto, said that this move was predictable.

    "Earlier Russia indicated it was making such moves, for example, the placement of the S-400 in the Kola Peninsula as well as in the Crimea. It is normal practice. Russia is using these systems to replace older S-300s," Niinisto said. …

  • Russia to deploy new batch of S-400 anti-aircraft systems to the Crimea

    Next month, a new batch of Russian S-400 Triumpf anti-aircraft systems will be transferred to the Crimea, TASS reported.

    The 18th Air Defense Missile Regiment of the 31st Air Defense Division, already stationed on the annexed Peninsula, will receive the new systems which can engage targets at a distance of up to 400 km.

    "Upon completion of initial live-firing exercises on the ground of the Air Defense Research and Testing Center of the 4th State Central Combined Arms Practice Range in August 2 …

  • Russia will not supply China with S-400 systems before 2018

    Russia will not supply China with the S-400 before 2018, the CEO of Rostec, Sergey Chemezov, said in an interview with Kommersant.

    "We have a rule: first we supply our army with weapons and only after that do we sell them abroad. A lot of our customers are asking us to supply them with arms earlier but we have warned them about the timing of the order from the start," Chemezov said.

    As a result, he added that the Chinese army will receive Russian S-400s no earlier than 2018.

    Previously it …