Russia-built S-300 and S-400 air defense systems performed live firing drill during international exercise Combat Brotherhood-2017 held in Astrakhan region, Southern Russia this week.
"The tactical episode is over. There are no targets in the sector. All targets were destroyed. All tasks have been coped with. No violations of safety requirements occurred," the commander of the allied aviation and air defense group of the CIS countries, Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov told TASS.
All participants in the firing practice - crews from Armenia, Russia, Belarus and Kyrgyzstan - displayed a high level of skills. The aircraft involved in the exercise hit all targets on the surface to earn excellent marks.
"The task was a rather complicated one. A total of 19 targets were released to simulate all types of flying objects - from drones to ballistic missiles," Sevostyanov added.
Russia will be featuring long-range bombers, S-400 and S-300 air defense systems and other military equipment at Combat Commonwealth-2017 drills of an integrated CIS air defense network that will be held on September 4-8. MiG-29, Su-27 and Su-30 fighters, Su-24 bombers, Su-25 close support fighters, Su-34 multipurpose fighter-bombers, MiG-31 interceptor jets and Mi-8AMTSh helicopters will also be used during the drills to be held at the Ashuluk range in the southern Russia's Astrakhan region in the country's south
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Russia is processing ten orders for deliveries of S-400 Triumf missile systems customers around the the world Russia's Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC) is currently working on about 10 orders for deliveries of S-400 missile systems amid the generally significant interest in Russian air defense systems, the organization's Director Dmitry Shugaev was quoted as saying by various local media Monday. "We are seeing significant demand for air defense systems: about 10 orders for S-400 Triumf alone are currently being processed," Shugaev said
Iran has officially confirmed deployment of the Russian-made S-300 long-range surface-to-air missile systems for a combat duty Wednesday, local media reports. "The S-300s have assumed combat duty and are operational," ommander of Khatam al-Anbia Air Defense Base Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili said in an interview with Tasnim news agency
Russia will provide an S-300 air-defense missile system to strengthen its combat capabilities following the downing of a Russian Ilyushin Il-20 aircraft, Russian Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu said on Monday. Syrias antiquated S-200 air defence system mistook a Russian turboprop aircraft for an F-16 jet of the Israeli Air Force and shot it down with a missile last week killing 14 persons on board
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Russia has agreed to share technology of its S-400 missile air defence system with Turkey regarding which it has entered into a contract to sell several batteries for an estimated US$2.5 billion
Turkey will reportedly receive the first delivery of Russian S-400 air defense missile systems in minimum two years of time, Ankaras Defense Industries Undersecretary said Monday. Undersecretary for Defense Industries İsmail Demir was quoted as saying by Anadolu Agency during a launch meeting of the Unmanned and Autonomous Land Vehicles Design Contest in Ankara: “We do not want to give a full timetable as we have made certain negotiations to pull the calendar forward, but we can say the delivery will start in a minimum of two years”
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