Russia’s armed forces deployed in Syria, division of anti-aircraft missile system s-300. About it in interview to the newspaper “Izvestia” said the Deputy Minister of defense of Russia, army General Dmitry Bulgakov. Military town for personnel and equipment of the division was constructed in Tartus. Previously, Syria had deployed battery systems s-300V4.
“To embed anti-aircraft missile battalion s-300 to 720-item logistics in Tartus was built full-fledged military town with all necessary infrastructure”, — said Bulgakov.
In October 2016 in Syria had deployed a battery of anti-aircraft missile system s-300V4, which was placed near Tartus. In addition, to the North, near the Russian airbase near Latakia Hamim deployed units of anti-aircraft missile system s-400.
S-300V4 is a system of air and missile defense in the theater of war and taken into service air defense units of the land forces, replacing the system s-300V earlier versions. The figure is also a version of this system under the designation s-300VM “Antey-2500”. The range of the system up to 400 kilometers, it could hit, including tactical ballistic missiles, medium-range missiles.