Contents tagged with S-300

  • Iran puts Russian S-300 anti-missile systems into operation

    Iran has put the S-300 surface-to-air missile systems into operation, announced by General Amir Farzad Esmaili, commander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base, as reported by TASS.

    The commander announced that the S-300 have been “placed on combat duty and are operational”, but did not specify in which region the systems were deployed. The general also spoke of the preparation and testing of the Iranian-developed Bavar 373 missile system towards the middle of March 2018. According to the him, …

  • Media: Israeli aircraft bombed a Syrian S-300 missile complex and a weapons warehouse

    On Tuesday, March 7, a report by journalist Georges Malbrunot was published on the French newspaper Le Figaro’s Twitter account. Malbruno stated that on the eve of January 13, Israeli F-35 planes destroyed warehouses in Damascus where Pantsir systems intended for Hezbollah, as well as a battery of the S-300 surface-to-air missile system were stored.

    The attacks were carried out near Mezzeh Military Airport and Mount Qasioun, not far from the presidential palace, the French journalist writes …

  • Iran conducts successful test of Russian S-300 missile system

    Iran conducted a successful test of its Russian made S-300 surface-to-air missile system.

    According to Iranian Tansim news agency, the Iranian military carried out tests against a wide range of aerial targets, as well as worked out the detection, identification, interception and destruction of targets.

    Additionally, IRNA news agency reported that the missile systems successfully hit targets during conditions of radar jamming and the appearance of decoy targets. During the test firing the …

  • Russian general: Russia has established a unified air defense shield over Syria

    A unified air defense system has been established in Syria. It uses S-400 and S-300 complexes and ensures a solid defense of the ground and sea facilities. This was reported by Russia’s Interfax news agency citing the commander of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov.

    According to the General, a close integration between air forces and the Bastion coastal defense missile systems deployed in Syria has been achieved.

    “A unified air defense shield has been …

  • Iran uses Russia-supplied S-300 missile systems in the large-scale military exercises

    S-300 surface-to-air missile, which were supplied by Russia, are being used in large-scale air defense exercises that began on Monday in the south of Iran.

    The exercises will last for three days and will take place in the areas adjacent to the Persian and Oman Gulfs as well as the provinces of Khuzestan, Fars and Kerman.

    According to Iranian media, Iranian Air Force, Navy and the Air Defense units of the Iranian Army will take part in these exercises.

    Recently, Russia fulfilled a contract on …

  • 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 has completed the delivery of S-300 missile systems to Iran

    The director of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation of the Russian Federation, Alexander Fomin, stated that Russia has completed the contract on the supply of S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Iran, RIA Novosti reported. “All the complexes have been delivered,” Fomin said without specifying the number of these complexes.

    In 2007, Iran and Russia signed a contract for the supply of S-300 missile systems to Iran. However, the contract was suspended due to a UN Security …