Wednesday, October 5, 2022

Russia plans to deliver the second batch of S-300 anti-aircraft missile system to Iran before the year-end

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

“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.

For the first time Iran has shown its newly-received S-300 missile defense batteries in Tehran during military parade


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.

Delivery of the S-300 missiles
Delivery of the S-300 missiles

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.

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