Russia started manufacturing anti-aircraft systems s-400 to China
Russia has begun production of anti-aircraft missile systems (WRU) s-400 for China. On Tuesday, February 14, a spokesman for the state Corporation “rostec” Viktor Kladov, reports “Interfax”.
He also noted that a number of countries intend to buy the system from Russia. “Really, s-400 is in great demand on world markets. A number of countries expresses a desire to purchase s-400, but the possibility of production is not unlimited”, — quotes its words of RIA Novosti.
In November it was reported that the Istanbul talks with Moscow on the purchase of air defense missile systems long-range s-400 “Triumph”.
That China signed a contract for the purchase of systems s-400, announced in April 2015. Presumably, Beijing will acquire three regiments (six battalions) of the new air defense system worth about three billion dollars, deliveries should begin in 2017.
S-400 “Triumph” is a multi — channel anti-aircraft missile system capable of hitting all available means of air attack, including aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, cruise missiles and tactical ballistic missiles with maximum speeds up to 4800 meters per second. S-400 entered service in April 2007.