Russia is planning to deliver the second batch of S-300 (NATO reporting name: SA-10 Grumble) air defense missile systems to Iran before the yearend, CEO of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov said. That reported by www.armyrecognition.com.
“The S-300 air defense missile systems are expected to be delivered to Iran before the yearend in accordance with the contract,” Chemezov said in reply to a question about when Iran would receive the second batch of S-300 systems.
According to the CEO, the delivery of S-300 systems is on schedule.
Iran’s Tasnim News Agency reported on July 18 that Iran had received the first batch of missiles of Russian-made S-300 systems.
As it was reported in April 2016, Russia has started delivering S-300 surface-to-air missile systems to Iran.
According to the original contract, Moscow and Tehran signed for the delivery of five battalion sets of S-300 PMU1 air defense missile systems in 2007.
The S-300PMU2 “Favorit” mobile multichannel ADMS is designed to provide highly efficient defense for the most important political, administrative, economic, and military facilities against air attacks; attacks by strategic cruise, air ballistic, tactical, and theater ballistic missiles and other air offense systems in difficult tactical environments and in situations with heavy radio jamming.
This system have new 96L6E radar system is an all-altitude detector system designed to detect targets and measure their coordinates (azimuth, elevation, range). The system may be included as supplementary equipment with the S-300PMU1 and S-300PMU2 ADMSs or as an autonomous sighting system for the 90Zh6E (90Zh6E1, 90Zh6E2) ADMCs, and may be used with the “Baikal-1E”, “Senezh-M1E” control systems, or with “Osnova-1E”, “Pole-E” radio-electronic weaponry command centers.