Delivery of S-500 air defense systems to the Russian army started

... the S-500s will replace the S-400 air defense system.

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Baku, Jale Akbar, İnteraz - 16 September 2021, 15:31

Russian Deputy Prime Minister Yury Borisov announced that the first delivery of the newly developed S-500 air defense systems to the Russian army has begun.

 

In a statement to reporters in the city of Tyumen, Borisov made statements about the S-500 systems, called "Prometeus", developed by the state-owned defense company Almaz-Antey.

 

Stating that the necessary tests of the system have been completed, Borisov said, "The first S-500 delivery to the Russian army has begun." said.

 

The tests of the S-500s, which will replace the S-400 air defense system, have been ongoing since 2017.

 

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