Additional anti-aircraft missile systems (WRU) s-400 «Triumph» is planned to deploy in the Crimea, said the commander of the 4th army of air force and air defense Lieutenant-General Viktor Sevostyanov, reports «Interfax»
«Of course, it is provided. About the time I’d like to say,» said Sevostyanov reporters in Feodosiya on Saturday, responding to a question about the deployment on the Peninsula of additional systems s-400.
Anti-aircraft missile regiment equipped with s-400, has taken up combat duty in the Crimea. On Saturday, the ceremony of the intercession on combat duty command post and a division of s-400.
Sevostyanov said that the defense regiment in Feodosia will continue to use the system With-300. «S-300-alerting starred in the regiment. She still keeps on combat duty,» — said the commander of the army.
He said that with the intercession on combat duty system s-400 combat capabilities of air defense of the Crimea increase significantly. «This system allows to simultaneously track and destroy up to 300 air and ground targets, operating over the entire range of speeds and heights,» said Sevostyanov.
AAMS s-400 to intercede on combat duty in the Crimea, allows you to track and destroy targets, manufactured with the use of technology «stealth», Sevostyanov said.
«The planes, missiles and other aerial objects, made by technology «Fusion» is not invisible. Perhaps, the detection range will be reduced, but this is not critical: the target is definitely discovered, fired upon and shot down if it threatened the Russian Federation», — stressed Sevostyanov.
Yesterday in a press-service of the southern military district reported that the air defense system s-400 «Triumph» entered service guards anti-aircraft missile Sevastopol-Feodosia regiment in 2016. According to the southern military district, the personnel of the regiment successfully passed the training on C-400, a training missile-launch took place in August last year in the framework of the exercises «Caucasus-2016».
First s-400 system in Crimea, the Russian military revealed on November 19, in Kerch on the action «contract Service is your choice». Also, the visitors then showed the anti-aircraft missile and gun complex «Pantsir-s».
ZRS long range s-400 «Triumph» the development and production of, the EBA concern «Almaz-Antey» is designed for high efficiency destruction of aircraft strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other means of air attack in conditions of electronic and other types of resistance.
The system is capable at ranges up to 400 km to hit aerodynamic targets and at ranges up to 60 km ballistic targets flying at speeds up to 4.8 km/s at altitudes from a few meters to several tens of kilometers.
And in November 2016, Russia has deployed to Crimea missile system s-300VM.
Troops sent to the Crimea for more s-400 system 14.01.2017