Complex, similar Russian anti-aircraft missile system S-300 will be ready next year, said the deputy head of the defense industrial organization of Iranian Armed Forces Rear Admiral Farhad Amiri
«C-300 — is the standard for leading technologies that Iran planned to purchase from Russia, but failed due to sabotage U.S.. I can say that the process of creating an Iranian counterpart C-300 moves already completed tests of the system, «- said Amiri.
«God grant, according to our estimates, in 2014 the Bavarian-missile system 373 will already be in force», — he added.
Our homeland froze implementation agreement to supply Iran with S-300 after the adoption of UN Security Council in the summer of 2010 of resolution 1929, which imposed a ban on the export of a number of weapons to Tehran.
Russian Experts of more than once expressed the view that the decision taken by President Medvedev in September 2010, was wrong, and in a one-sided (in the light of the loss position in the global market instruments in favor of the United States) temper. Especially since the S-300 — a defensive system.
Our homeland then refused to supply Iran with S-300, armored vehicles, combat aircraft, helicopters and ships.
Ban on military exports to Iran was provided by presidential decree on measures to implement UN Security Council Resolution No. 1929 of June 9, 2010. Decree forbade use Russia for transportation of arms to Iran in transit, export of weapons from the territory of the Russian Federation in particular, as to transfer them outside the country under the flag of Russia.
The ban applies to the transfer of «any battle tanks, armored combat vehicles, artillery systems, huge caliber, combat aircraft, attack helicopters, warships, missiles or missile systems, air defense missile systems S-300», and spare parts to it all.
In addition, President Medvedev rebuked race on the terrain RF Iranians associated with the development of nuclear programs from Tehran. This, namely, Abbas Rezaei Ashtiani, who held a senior position in the management of the Atomic Energy Organization of Iran for exploration and production, Dr. Mohammad Eslami — Managing Training and Research Institute of the defense industry, Brigadier General Mohammad Reza Naghdi — deputy chief of the General Staff of the last Iranian Armed Forces on Logistics and factory research.
In 2007, Our homeland has concluded an agreement with Iran for the supply of five battalions of S-300-PMU1 worth about 800 million dollars. AAMS, but have not been transferred.
In February 2010, Iran announced that it is obliged to start developing its AAMS because of delays with the delivery of S-300.