Russia to Receive the New S-400 Air Defense Missile System in Summer 2015

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In Novosibirsk air defense division of Russian armed force to receive the new S-400 air defense missile system in summer 2015.

New S-400 Triumf air defense systems will be supplied to 12 missile regiments of Russia’s Aerospace Defence Forces by 2020, their spokesperson, Colonel Alexei Zolotukhin said on Monday.

Until the end of this year, four S-400 regiments will be protecting Moscow and the Central Industrial District of Russia, he said.

At present, three regiments have S-400 systems and the rest are armed with S-300 systems.

Future plans call for upgrading Moscow’s missile defense to bring air defense and missile defense systems under a single command to repel all possible attacks.


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