The Russian military will receive 27 Pantsir-S air defense systems by the end of this month.
"The delivery of 27 combat vehicles of the Pantsyr-S air defense missile/gun system is planned in 2019," Aerospace Force Deputy Commander-in-Chief Lieutenant-General Andrei Yudin, was quoted as saying by the Russian defense ministry-run Krasnaya Zvezda on Wednesday
The development has come about a week after Russia reportedly deployed over 30 Pantsir systems in Syria, "securing over 10,000sqkm of area."
Yudin added that in addition to Pantsirs, one unit of S-350 Vityaz anti-aircraft missile system will be delivered to the training center of the Aerospace Defense Military Academy.
In what appears to be preparation for a large scale attack by missiles and drones, Russia has deployed more than 30 Pantsir-S air defence systems which can detect and attack low-flying hostile projectiles. To date, [in service with the Syrian Arab Army] more than 30 anti-aircraft missile-cannon Pantsir-S systems have been deployed in Syria
The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has secured the ongoing Dubai Airshow using Pantsir-S1 anti-aircraft systems it bought for $800 million a couple of years ago. “Yes, we are using the Pantsir systems to provide security at the Dubai Airshow 2019
Russia has begun training of Serbian military personnel on the know-how of operating the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft system that Belgrade acquired recently. “Serbias Pantsir-S is currently being assembled
Serbia has placed an order for Pantsir-S anti-aircraft system, after Russia recently sent them to their country for a joint military drill along with S-400. "An S-400 [long-range air defense missile system] is in our country because of the drills
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