The party of anti-aircraft missile and gun systems (ZRPK) "Armour-C1" at the beginning of this year has been delivered to Syria, said on Wednesday the military-diplomatic source Interfax.
"Supply of Syrian short-range air defense systems" Armour-C1 "carried out in accordance with the previously signed contract. It is completely legal supplies, "- said the source.
According to him, the complexes "Armour-C1" were transported by sea to the Syrian port of Tartus, where is the point of logistics Navy.
Get confirmation of this information from official sources are not yet succeeded.
Meanwhile, the General Director of "Rosoboronexport" Anatoly Isaykin at a press conference on Wednesday that the company continues to execute contracts for the supply to Syria of arms and military equipment, as this country is not under UN Security Council sanctions.
"These sanctions do not. We continue to fulfill our contractual obligations to supply military equipment. But this technique is not a technique of an offensive nature, "- said A.Isaykin.
He said that Syria "Rosoboronexport" supplies, especially air defense, maintenance equipment.
Earlier, referring to foreign media reported that Syria has acquired from Russia 36 complexes ZRPK "Armour-C1."
Anti-aircraft missile and gun system "Armour-C1" was developed Tula Instrument Design Bureau within the JSC "NPO" High-precision complex. " ZRPK "Armour-C1 'is capable of hitting all current and future air attack (primarily high-precision weapons) at distances up to 20 km and with a height of up to 15 km of defeat. The velocity of the rocket is 1300 meters per second. Shelling can be carried out simultaneously on four objectives. In a combat situation complex can be used to defeat and destruction of land and sea lightly armored vehicles, manpower. He is able to fire on the move and from the place, as well as short stays
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