The Russian army in 2018 will receive three regimental sets of s-400
Moscow. April 8. INTERFAX.RU Three regimental kit anti-aircraft missile system (ZRS), a long-range s-400 “Triumph” will receive the Russian army this year, said on Sunday in the Department of information of the defense Ministry.
“In 2017, four anti-aircraft missile regiment re-armed on s-400 “Triumph”. Another three s-400 will go into service Air and space force in 2018″, — said the defense Ministry on the occasion of 8 April, the Day of antiaircraft defense (PVO).
The tasks of air defense of Moscow and the Central industrial district is the First army air and missile defense (anti — missile defense), aerospace forces of the Russian Federation.
“Currently, the Association is now five antiaircraft missile regiments, equipped with the latest s-400 “Triumph”, provide anti-aircraft defense of the protected area. Cover-up anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 “Triumph” in the course of combat duty provide modern anti-aircraft missile and gun systems short-range “Shell -“”, — stated in the message of the defense Ministry.
As reported by “Interfax”, JSC “EKO Concern “Almaz-Antey” is developing for the military air defense system of the new generation s-500 “Prometheus””.
Russia’s armed forces will receive it after a few years, said “Interfax” last October the commander of the air and missile defense, zamglavnogo videoconferencing Lieutenant General Victor gumenny. “S-500 will start to get closer to 2020,” he said.