Contents tagged with S-400

  • Russia supplies first S-400 missile systems to China

    Interfax news agency reported, citing First Deputy Chairman of the State Duma Committee on Economic Policy Vladimir Gutenyov that Russia has begun delivery of the S-400 Triumf missile defense system to China

    “India is now asking about the S-400. We have put the first divisions in China,” he said.

    According to Gutenyov, India and Turkey are “waiting in line” for the S-400.

    China signed a contract to purchase the S-400 system in April 2015.

    The S-400 missile system is comprised of three parts: …

  • Russia will deploy more S-400 missile systems in the Crimea

    The second regiment of S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems will be stationed in the Crimea during the second half of 2017, reported the Russian News Agency TASS, citing a source in Russian military.

    "Defense in the Crimea will be strengthened in the second half of 2017 by a second S-400 regiment,” the agency reported. According to TASS, the regiment will be located in the western part of the Crimean peninsula.

    TASS’s source noted that in 2018, the combat strength of two regiments of …

  • Turkey continues negotiations with Russia on the purchase of S-400 missile systems

    In his interview with Turkish NTV news channel, Turkish Defense Minister, Fikri Işık, confirmed that Turnkey has been conducting negotiations on the purchase of S-400 Russian air defense systems, despite its membership in NATO and the strained relationship with the Russian Federation.

    Işık has confirmed reports that the military is considering the Russian systems, despite the fact that NATO is currently providing missile and air defense for the country. "Turkey has the constant need for …

  • Edrogan to discuss supply of S-400 with Putin

    Press Secretary for the President of Turkey Ibrahim Kalin announced the meeting topics for Recep Tayyip Erdoğan when he will meet with Russian President Vladimir Putin, set to take place in the beginning of March.

    During the meeting the leaders will discuss the numbers and supply of the Russian S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, according to him.

    “Negotiations are currently ongoing for the S-400, to solve many technical aspects. The administration and the president are closely following the …

  • Russian missile defense regiment armed with S-400 Triumfs assumes combat duty in the Crimea

    A missile defense regiment armed with S-400 Triumpf missile systems has assumed combat duty in the Crimea, TASS reported.

    The regiment is part of Russia’s Southern Military District.

    According to the Commander of the 4th Air Force and Air Defense Army Viktor Sevastianov, "It is for the first time, that a unique air defense complex assumed combat duty in Crimea - it will raise the combat opportunities of the air defense. It would be a reliable air defense for the people in Crimea."

    The S-400 …

  • Four S-400 missile systems will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017

    The Russian Ministry of Defense told Interfax that four S-400 Triumf missile systems will enter service with the Russian Aerospace Forces in 2017.

    According to the Department of information and mass communications of the Russian Defense Ministry, “a total of four air defense regiments were re-equipped with S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems in 2016.” Another four S-400 missile systems will enter service in the Aerospace Forces in 2017. In addition, the Ministry of Defense announced …

  • Russian general: Russia has established a unified air defense shield over Syria

    A unified air defense system has been established in Syria. It uses S-400 and S-300 complexes and ensures a solid defense of the ground and sea facilities. This was reported by Russia’s Interfax news agency citing the commander of the Russian Armed Forces in Syria, Colonel General Andrey Kartapolov.

    According to the General, a close integration between air forces and the Bastion coastal defense missile systems deployed in Syria has been achieved.

    “A unified air defense shield has been …

  • Russia puts new anti-aircraft systems on display in Crimea

    Russian military showed its S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S anti-aircraft systems as a part of an open door event “Contract military service-Your choice” organized by the Russian Ministry of Defense.

    “On Saturday, in Kerch, the guests of the event “Contract military service - Your choice” were presented with the equipment used by the Southern military district including S-400 and Pantsir-S anti-aircraft complexes as well as radar systems used by the military in the Crimea,” the press service of the …

  • Turkey wants to buy Russian S-400 missile systems

    Turkey is holding talks with Russia on the possible purchase of S-400 anti-aircraft missile complexes. This was announced on Friday, November 18, by the minister of national defense of Turkey, Fikri Işik. He added that Turkey is also discussing the supply of S-400s with other countries.

    According Işik, for now Russia is positively responding to the opportunity to sign the agreement. Reuters agency notes that in 2015 Turkey canceled a contract for the purchase of long-range air defense systems …

  • Russia sends more anti-aicraft systems to Syria

    Russian forces in Syria have been reinforced by seven S-300 air defense systems, the Russian Federation defense minister, Sergey Shoygu, stated, as reported by Interfax.“As you know, we have an S-400 system, which has worked for a long time. Apart from this, we have added seven S-300s to cover the marine area practically to Cyprus,” he said at a meeting between the Russian president Vladimir Putin and the Russian Federation Armed Forces senior management.In October, the Russian Defense Ministry …