S-200 in the Baltic Fleet will be changed to Triumph

S-200 in the Baltic Fleet will be replaced with "Triumph"

Housed in the Kaliningrad region of the air defense Baltic Navy until the end of 2011 will receive the first batch of S-400 "Triumph". "Interfax" reports that it was stated by the Fleet Commander Vice Admiral Viktor Chirkov. But Teals did not specify clearly the number of systems, supplied the military, but noted that the delivery of S-400 is part of the programs from the substitution of S-200.

On one of the ranges, according to the commander at the current time staff of air defense Baltic Fleet involved in shootings with the introduction of the C-400. Also, these are firing acceptance tests. If found successful, military equipment will accept into service fleet. Complexes With-300 now make up the base ground defense Baltic fleet.

Delivery of the latest military equipment for the Navy is a part of the 2011 state defense order. The acquisition of anti-aircraft missile complex "Crown" as foreseen by the state program of purchases of arms of the Russian Federation for 2011-2020. Funding for this applets will be approximately 23 trillion. rubles. Municipal programm involves the acquisition of over 10 years, 56 battalions of S-400, each with 8 launchers.

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