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Azerbaijan held anti-aircraft missile drills with S-300PMU systems

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According to the plan of combat readiness, approved by the Minister of Defense, Colonel General Zakir Hasanov, the checking of a level of combat readiness and updating the tasks are held in the military units of Air Defense.

During the intensive training exercises formations and military units of Air Defense, including the personnel of modern anti-aircraft missile systems S-300PMU carry out practical tasks for the detection, identification, automatic tracking and destroying with a conditional fire the air targets of a conditional enemy.

The S-300PMU-2 or Favorit air defense missile system was developed specially for export. It evolved from the S-300PM-2 The S-300PMU-2 has the highest capabilities in the S-300P family. It was introduced in 1997. As of 2016 this system is 19 years old. The S-300PMU-2 is referred in the West as SA-20B Gargoyle. It uses a 30N6E1 (Tomb Stone) radar.

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This radar has a range of 300 km, can detect 100 targets, track and engage 36 of them and guide 72 missiles. It is worth noting that earlier radars of the S-300 family could simultaneously engage only 6 targets and guide 12 missiles.

The S-300PMU-2 is referred in the West as SA-20B Gargoyle. It uses a 30N6E1 (Tomb Stone) radar. This radar has a range of 300 km, can detect 100 targets, track and engage 36 of them and guide 72 missiles. It is worth noting that earlier radars of the S-300 family could simultaneously engage only 6 targets and guide 12 missiles.

It is worth noting that earlier radars of the S-300 family could simultaneously engage only 6 targets and guide 12 missiles.

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