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MOSCOW, March 8. /TASS/. Two anti-aircraft artillery weapon systems Pantsir-S (NATO reporting name SA-22 Greyhound) were supplied to the Moscow region’s military, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday.
"Before the yearend, another complex will be supplied additionally to the military located in the Moscow region," the ministry said.
Anti-aircraft artillery weapon systems Pantsir-S are used, among others, against promising, means of air attack and reconnaissance. It is above all foreign analogues of the class.
Pantsir-S is a short-to-medium range gun-missile system combining a wheeled vehicle mounting a fire-control radar and electro-optical sensor, two 30-mm cannons and up to 12 57E6 radio-command guided short-range missiles. The system is designed to acquire a variety of targets flying at altitudes from five metres to 10 kilometres and at the range from 200 metres to 20 kilometres.