Russia does not plan to deliver the S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria.
"There are no such plans as of today," head of the Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation Alexander Fomin told reporters on Tuesday answering a question whether the possibility of supplying these weapons systems to Syria was negotiated.
In 2014, the Syrian government turned to Moscow with a request to supply the S-300 air defense missile systems to Syria due "to a possible US attack" on the country, TASS reported Tuesday.
The S-300 is a series of highly capable, long-range surface-to-air missile complexes first deployed in the USSR in 1979 and later modified by the Russian armed forces. As well as targeting aircraft, the fully mobile units have the capacity to engage ballistic missiles.
Iran displayed part of the Russian-made S-300 air defense missile system that included 2 radar systems of S-300, its carrier and command vehicles as well as the crane for lifting its missiles in a military parade held in Tehran to mark its National Army Day. A portion of the S-300 missile system was unveiled in the massive parades south of Tehran, also attended by foreign military attachés, Tasnim Nes Agency reported Sunday
Iran has confirmed receiving first batch of S-300 air defense missile systems from Russia. “We had already announced that despite several changes in time of delivery, the deal is on its path of implementation
Russia has concluded the deliveries of S-300 antiaircraft missile systems to Iran, Russian Vice-Premier Dmitry Rogozin said. "There are no problematic issues in this sphere and the contract has been concluded," Rogozin told TASS Friday
Russia has completed its contract on delivering S-300 air defense systems to Iran. "All divisions have been supplied," Alexander Fomin the head of Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation was quoted as saying by
Russia has delivered five S-300 anti-aircraft missile systems to Kazakhstan, the Kazakh Defense Ministry press service said on Tuesday. Kazakh Defense Minister Imangali Tasmagambetov and his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoigu, have signed an agreement to expand bilateral technical and military cooperation
Iran will mass produce its indigenous air defense system this year even as it has equipped its air defense base with Russian S-300 missile system. “The Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base has received the strategic S-300 air defense missile system,” Iranian defense minister Brigadier General Hossein Dehqan was quoted as saying by
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