Russia has completed training the Chinese military personnel on the use of S-400 air defense systems and has planned to deliver second batch of the systems to Turkey in 2020.
Moscow began shipping the S-400s to China, contract for which was signed in 2014, earlier this month. The value of the agreement is estimated to be worth $3 billion. Russia reportedly began training Chinese military forces during March of this year. "About 100 military servicemen from the Chinese People's Liberation Army who will maintain the second S-400 regiment set, completed a training course to use the S-400 systems in July and returned to their home country," a military diplomat was quoted as saying by TASS on Wednesday.
Deliveries of the air defence systems even in case of Turkey began this month. The NATO-ally struck a $2.5 billion deal with Russia for the defense systems in 2017, irking the United States.
“The second batch of S-400 deliveries may begin next year. Control over the systems will be carried out by Turkey," Ismail Demir, head of Turkey’s Defense Industry Directorate, told TGRT TV channel.
Russia has completed the initial deliveries of its S-400 air defense system by supplying the first shipment of the systems to Turkey, Turkish military officials said on 25 July. “Second shipment is now being planned to arrive in Ankara,” the officials added
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