Russian Aerospace Force to Receive Six S-400 Antiaircraft Missile Systems
TEHRAN (Tasnim) – The Russian Aerospace Force will receive six S-400 Triumf long-range antiaircraft missile systems, Commander-in-Chief Col. Gen Viktor Bondarev said.
"The industry is approaching the planned amounts, and thus this year we shall receive six S-400 systems, and next year the amount would be similar," Bondarev said, the Tass news agency reported.
"We have everything necessary to protect our air borders,” he added.
The commander said S-400 systems have proved to be highly reliable and having exquisite qualities, which were confirmed in the systems’ smooth work in military units.
The S-400 Triumf is the newest long-range antiaircraft missile system that went into service in 2007.
It is designed to destroy aircraft, cruise and ballistic missiles, including medium-range missiles, and can also be used against ground objectives.
The S-400 can engage targets at a distance of 400 km and at an altitude of up to 30 km.