Russian emergencies minister offers assistance to Mexico after devastating quakeRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 10:58
Chinese missile frigate to be open for public in VladivostokMilitary & Defense September 20, 10:41
Ukraine’s Naftogaz files lawsuit with The Hague court over Crimea assetsBusiness & Economy September 20, 9:42
Both Washington and Moscow not satisfied with bilateral relations — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 7:55
Situation with Russian, US diplomatic missions stabilized — TillersonWorld September 20, 7:07
Russia has no doubt that US can do something destructive to North Korea — LavrovRussian Politics & Diplomacy September 20, 6:21
ECHR rules not to revise its judgement on Beslan hostage taking caseWorld September 19, 19:18
Trump vows to 'totally destroy North Korea' if threatenedWorld September 19, 17:50
Russian top brass calls on US to not hamper Damascus’ fight against terrorismMilitary & Defense September 19, 17:49
MOSCOW, November 9. /TASS/. Russia’s Almaz-Antey air defense weapons manufacturer has delivered the regimental set of the S-400 Triumf air defense missile system to the Russian Defense Ministry ahead of time. One more set will be delivered before the end of the year, the company’s press service reported on Monday.
"The equipment delivered to the Russian Defense Ministry will be supplied to the Central Military District. Before the end of 2015, the company will deliver to the Russian Defense Ministry another regimental set of the S-400 Triumf air defense missile system," the company source said.
The Almaz-Antey press service added that the air defense missile system was handed over at the Kapustin Yar range in Russia’s southern Astrakhan region. In accordance with the customer’s requirements, the equipment was tested on real aerial targets. "The equipment successfully passed all the acceptance delivery tests," the press service said.
The S-400 Triumf is a long-and medium-range antiaircraft missile system designed to destroy all modern and advanced aerospace targets (strategic, cruise, tactical, theatre ballistic missiles and medium-range ballistic missiles) at a distance of up to 400 kilometers (248.5 miles).