Saturday, August 13, 2016

Russia Deploys Advanced S-400 Missile System In Crimea

RT: Russian military in Crimea get advanced S-400 missile defense system, same as deployed in Syria

Russia's most advanced to date anti-aircraft defense system S-400 Triumph has been delivered to a surface-to-air missile (SAM) regiment in Crimea. The military will first deploy their newly received hardware in a training exercise ongoing in the region.

Plans of the S-400 deployment to Crimea were announced by the Russian Defense Ministry in July. After the air defense complex was successfully used in field firing at a training target missile in the Astrakhan region in southern Russia, it was delivered to the peninsula, military officials announced on Friday.

After the regiment in Crimea completes its training with the S-400, it will take part in Kavkaz-2016 military drills, currently happening at military bases in Russia's southern military command region and in the waters of the Black Sea.

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More News On Russia Deploying Its Advanced S-400 Missile System In Crimea

Russian troops in Crimea receive S-400 antiaircraft missile system -- TASS
Ukraine Crimea: Russia sends new air defence missiles -- BBC
Russia deploys advanced S-400 air missile system to Crimea: agencies -- Reuters
Ukraine accuses Russia of plotting as tensions rise -- AFP
Russia deploys advanced surface-to-air missiles with a 150 mile range to Crimea amid escalating tensions -- Daily Mail
Amid tensions, Russia deploys advanced surface-to-air missile system to Crimea -- Washington Post
Russia deploys advanced air defence system to Crimea -- Al Jazeera
World Powers Call for Calm as Putin Bolsters Crimea Defense -- Bloomberg

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