KUBINKA /Moscow Region/, August 16. /TASS/. Russia’s Defense Ministry and the Almaz-Antey defense manufacturer signed a contract on the delivery of the latest S-500 air defense systems to the Russian troops at a ceremony held at the Army 2022 international military-technical forum on Tuesday.
"A state contract is being signed on the delivery of the S-500 long-range surface-to-air missile system," it was announced at the ceremony.
The deal was inked by Deputy Defense Minister Alexey Krivoruchko and Almaz-Antey Deputy CEO Vitaly Neskorodov.
The S-500 is designed to destroy all existing and future aerospace attack weapons of a potential enemy across the entire range of altitudes and speeds.