Contents tagged with Panstir

  • Russia deploys Pantsir-S anti-aircraft systems to Belarus

    Russia has sent Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and artillery systems to Belarus, the Russian Defense Ministry said.

    "Another train delivered to the unloading station a Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile and artillery battalion of the Eastern Military District," the Ministry said.

    The Pantsir-S battalion includes 12 combat systems. Each Pantsir-S can have up to 12 anti-aircraft missiles in its transport launch containers.

    The Russian Defense Ministry said that after unloading, the personnel …

  • 23 Russian-made Pantsir air defense systems destroyed in Libya by Turkish drones

    Turkish drones have destroyed at least 23 Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems during the military conflicts in Syria and Libya. While, eight Russian-made aid defense systems were destroyed in Middle East conflicts, 15 combat vehicles have already been destroyed in Africa, reports Ukrainian news outlet Defense Express. It is noted that the total amount of lost air defense systems may be greater, if taking into account systems destroyed by Israel in Syria.

    Pantsir-S1 showed that it is …

  • Russia completes delivery of Pantsir missile systems to Serbia

    The delivery of the Russian Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft missile systems in the amount stipulated in the Russian-Serbian contract has been successfully completed, announced Dmitry Shugaev, director of the Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation, in an interview with the Interfax news agency.

    Serbia has acquired six Pantsir-S1 missile defense systems. Shugaev said that the systems were sent to Serbia back in February, and now the Russian side has fully …

  • Russia delivers first shipment of Pantsir-S1 air defense systems to Serbia

    The first part of a Pantsir-S1 aerial defense system has arrived in Serbia, announced Serbian Defense Minister Aleksandar Vulin, as reported by the Serbian Defense Ministry.

    “With the acquisition of the protective weapon, the only one of its kind in the region, Serbia is continuing to reinforce its defensive power and to grow its deterrence potential,” Vulin observed. He said that this improves Serbia’s ability to maintain military neutrality, which is the underlying principle of the country’s …

  • Russia deploys more than 30 Pantsir-S missile systems to Syria

    According to military expert Sergei Khatylev, Russia has transferred more than 30 Pantsir-S surface-to-air missile systems to Syria. He also noted that such a significant amount of missile systems could repel a large-scale missile attack of several hundred cruise or ballistic missiles and secure the airspace over an area of about 10 thousand square kilometers.

    "To date, [in service with the Syrian Arab Army] more than 30 anti-aircraft missile-cannon Pantsir-S systems have been deployed in …

  • Israeli missile destroys Russian anti-aircraft system in Syria

    The Israel Defense Force (IDF) released a video in which an Israeli Spike NLOS missile hits a Pantsir-S1 missile defense system, which was sent to Syria by Russia.

    The destroyed Pantsir system was at the Mezzeh military airbase (Damascus), which is located 3.8 km from the presidential palace of Bashar Assad.

    It was noted that the video was shot from a camera on the missile. When the missile approaches the defense system, the image disappears.

    “The IDF struck an SA22 aerial interception …

  • Russia puts new anti-aircraft systems on display in Crimea

    Russian military showed its S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S anti-aircraft systems as a part of an open door event “Contract military service-Your choice” organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

    “On Saturday, in Kerch, the guests of the event “Contract military service - Your choice” were presented with the equipment used by the Southern military district including S-400 and Pantsir-S anti-aircraft complexes as well as radar systems used by the military in the Crimea,” the press service of the …