C-300 destroyed all targets during sudden maneuvers near Astrakhan

During the firings at the site "Ashuluk" anti-aircraft missile near Astrakhan division of troops Aerospace Defense (ASD) has successfully hit all the targets, said Wednesday the press service of the Ministry of Defense of Russia.

"Today, in the course of the audit readiness of troops ASD units, combat crews of anti-aircraft missile systems S-300" Favorite "on the ground" Ashuluk "successfully repelled the massive missile and air attack conventional enemy," — said in a statement that results RIA "Novosti".

In the first stage combat effectiveness calculations of the S-300 "Favorite" was tested frontline aircraft, simulating a simulated enemy air raid. Aircraft operated at all altitudes, attacking disguised area with a variety of courses.


Calculations of complex airborne targets were promptly detected and destroyed electronic starts.

At the second stage covers up the area was hit by six rockets target type "arquebus" simulating high-speed maneuvering small-sized aerial targets.

Characteristics of targets "arquebus" are identical to those of modern cruise missiles. All the targets were destroyed by rocket launches military S-300 "Favorite".

Recall that in the course of a sudden check combat readiness of air defense units several previously with C-300were transferredon Ashuluk in the Astrakhan region. There they must work reflected a massive raid on Russia.

Spot checkcombat readiness of the Russian army, the beginning of which is announced on Monday the head of the General Staff Valery Gerasimov, will last three days. The corresponding order made on a conference Defence Minister Sergei Shoigu.

On Monday morning,The alarm was raised by 8.7 thousand persons, 185 combat aircraft and 240 armored fighting vehicles.

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