Vietnam is modernizing its S-300 surface-to-air missile system at A29 Factory , that was reported by defense-studies.blogspot.com.
The S-300 air defense missile systems will be upgraded at A29 Factory (Department of Engineering). Company will repair the system and extend its service life. Currently has self-repair and upgrade different types of radars, including radars 36D6 of S-300PMU1.
Code-named SA-10 Grumble, the S-300PS has an operational range of 90km, and was introduced to the Soviet armed forces in 1985.
The system features 5V55R missiles, and is designed to lock in on a target following launch using an active detection system that steers the missile directly at the target.
Developed by NPO Almaz Bureau, the S-300 is a mobile, long-range air defence system designed to detect, track and destroy incoming cruise missiles, ballistic missiles and high and low-flying strike aircraft.
Different S-300 variants featuring different missiles and improved radars are currently operational with Algeria, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, China, Russia, Ukraine, Venezuela and Vietnam.You can report grammatical or factual errors using the online feedback form.