Russian troops get two regiments of S-400

Russian troops get two regiments of S-400
Russian armed forces until the end of 2013 will have two new sets of air defense missile regiment of S-400. On this, as reported by RIA Novosti, said CEO of Concern PVO «Almaz-Antey» Vladislav Menshikov. «Technology is already in the docking phase,» — he said, noting that all the equipment is delivered in a single complex, and not in the form of disparate systems, as in past years.

Meanwhile, for the S-400 ends the development of modern anti-aircraft guided long-range missiles, reports «Interfax». According Menshchikova, at the present time is being created the initial batch of new missiles are being developed for series production. In 2014, the new missiles «is scheduled to shoot <...> for the conclusion of the serial contract. «

Middle of September 2013 CEO of the cerebral system Design Bureau «Almaz-Antey» Vitaly Neskorodov said that the Armed Forces of the Russian Federation since 2014 will receive two or three sets of regimental air defense missile systems S-400. Delivery systems is carried out within the state armaments program for 2011-2020.

First regiment armed with the S-400, has taken up duty in 2007. It is situated near the town near Moscow Elektrostal. In the current time in the Armed Forces regiments formed five S-400: two in Moscow, one in the Baltic and the Pacific Fleet and one in the Southern military environment. The composition of each regiment consists of two divisions of S-400 with eight launchers each.

RF current state armaments program for 2011-2020 provides for the purchase of 28 sets of regimental S-400, which initially planned to be located in coastal and border areas.

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