Contents tagged with S-400

  • Kremlin: Turkey to take loan from Russia to purchase S-400 missile systems

    A portion of the funds for Turkey’s purchase of an S-400 system from Russia will apparently be taken on loan from Russia, Rostec CEO Sergey Chemezov told reporters on Tuesday.

    “The discussion of technical matters is complete, but it is still necessary to deal with purely administrative matters. On the one hand, the Turkish government needs to make a decision, and on the other hand, we must make [it]. But there is also the financial question: the Turkish authorities are holding negotiations …

  • Turkey signed a memorandum on delivery of missile defense systems with Eurosam concern

    Turkey has signed an agreement of cooperation with Franco-Italian concern Eurosam to develop its own anti-missile defense complexes. At the same time, negotiations with the Russian Federation on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems still continue, Defense Minister Fikri Işık said.

    "Today, our defense industry department signed a memorandum with Eurosam on the development of a national missile defense system, to be done in cooperation with France and Italy," Hurriyet  newspaper …

  • Russia adds another S-400 anti-air division to its Northern Fleet

    The next division equipped with an S-400 Triumph surface-to-air missile system became operational as part of the anti-air defense of the White Sea base of the Northern Fleet, the Russian ministry of defense announced.

    “The new system will provide the forces White Sea Military Base with reliable anti-air cover, as well as the shipbuilding, ship repair and other industrial enterprises of Severodvinsk and Arkhangelsk,” the statement reads.

    The division came to replace the S-300 Favorit systems. …

  • Kremlin: Turkey's membership in NATO would not prevent delivery of S-400

    Russia does not see any obstacles to the possible supply of S-400 air defense missile systems to Turkey with regard to its membership in NATO, said Vladimir Kozhin, an Aide to the President of Russia, on Thursday during a broadcast of the “Rossiya-24” television channel.

    "There are already negotiations with Turkey on the delivery of the S-400, and they are very interested. Yes, Turkey is a member of NATO, but I will say right away that we are not afraid (to deliver the S-400 to Ankara). Before …

  • 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 …