Kyiv discloses locations of Russian S-400 missile systems in the Crimea

As of the end of September 2018, the Russian authorities in the Crimea have deployed anti-aircraft missile systems near Sevastopol, Feodosia and Yevpatoria, as stated on the website of the Ukrainian Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories.

The anti-aircraft missile systems are equipped with two types of missiles: 48H6 and 40H6. The range of destruction is 250 km and 400 km, respectively. The missiles can hit targets at altitudes up to 60 km.

The Ukrainian Ministry of Temporarily Occupied Territories notes that all the military and civil aircraft over the waters of the Black and Azov Seas are within the radius of destruction of these systems. Potentially, the missiles can hit Moldova, Romania and Turkey.

S-400 is a Russian long- and medium-range anti-aircraft missile system. The system is capable of hitting aerodynamic targets at a range of up to 400 km, as well as ballistic targets at ranges up to 60 km. The maximum target speed that the system can intercept is 4.8 km per second.

The Russian Guards Sevastopol-Feodosia anti-aircraft missile regiment was reinforced with the first division of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems Triumph in 2016. The second division was deployed near Sevastopol in January 2018.

The third division of anti-aircraft systems S-400 took up combat duty near Yevpatoria in September 2018.

  Russia, Crimea, S-400 missile systems, Yevpatoria, Feodosia