The First Image of New Russian Air Defense Systems S-500

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The first image new Russian air defense systems S-500. The S-500 is a new generation surface-to-air missile system, designed for intercepting intercontinental ballistic missiles and for defense against Airborne Early Warning and Control, Airborne Warning and Control System, and jamming aircraft. It is not an upgraded version of the S-400.

With a planned range of 600 km (373 mi) Anti Ballistic Missile (ABM) and 400 km for the air defense, the S-500 would be able to detect and simultaneously engage up to 10 ballistic supersonic targets flying at a speed of 5 km/s, limit of 7. 6 years later have already spoken of height of 185 km and range of 3500, (3500 or more).

However, the missile is not ready yet, but the possibility of other components will be made within such limits (as stated). The system is highly mobile and can easily be installed where there is a threat. Some experts believe that may affect the intercontinental ballistic missiles at the end and the middle portion, but it is obvious that the external target designation (RLS Voronezh-DM and missile defense system A-135 radar Don-2N).

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