Production of Russia’s S-500 surface-to-air missile defense systems, having range greater than its predecessor S-400 has commenced, Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Rostec, said Sunday.
"We have begun manufacturing the new S-500 systems. The range of these systems will be higher than the popular S-400. I’d prefer not to tell about them now, they are not yet operational. I think they will enter service very soon," he said in an interview with the Deistvuyushchiye Litsa (Political Actors) with Nailya Asker-zade program on the Rossiya-1 television channel.
“The S-500 missile defense systems will be delivered to troops in the next few years, earlier than initially planned, after the completion of the tests,” Yuri Borisov, Russian Deputy Prime Minister was quoted as saying by TASS earlier this week.
However, according to Sergei Shoigu, the country’s defense minister, the deliveries of first S-500 defense systems will begin next year.
Ankara will begin receiving Russian S-400 Triumf missile defense systems in ten days, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan reportedly said on Monday. “We will get the Russian systems in ten days
Roselectronics holding company has demonstrated “Korsar” reconnaissance drone system capable of flying at high altitudes, in excess of 5000 meters, at the ongoing Army-2019 Forum being held in Kubinka, near Moscow. The drone system can fly at altitudes exceeding 5000 meters, which places it out of the range of small arms and many types of man-portable air-defense systems, the company said in a statement Tuesday
Russia has placed an order for 76 Su-57 multi-role, stealth-capable, fifth-generation fighters at the ongoing Army 2019 event in the capital, Moscow. “Weve ordered 76 Sukhoi Su-57 fighters
Russian S-500 air defence system (ADS) the future development of the popular S-400 will enter serial production next year following its recent successful test in the “hot and dusty” conditions of Syria. Dubbed “Prometheus” the S-500 is considered a major advancement of not only the S-400 but also other ADS in the World such as the US Patriot
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