The new S-400 missile division took up combat duty in the Moscow region

A new S-400 missile battalion has taken up combat duty in the Moscow region. This is reported by RIA Novosti with reference to the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation.

The report says that the combat crews of the anti-aircraft missile division of the Dmitrovsky anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Moscow region air defense unit of the Aerospace Forces have begun combat duty for air defense of the capital and the central industrial region of the country.

The ministry noted that at the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan region, the Triumph complex successfully conducted the initial live firing. He arrived at the place of permanent deployment in the Moscow region in December, the Ministry of Defense clarified.

At the moment, 5 anti-aircraft missile regiments are defending Moscow and the central industrial region of the Russian Federation. All of them are equipped with S-400 systems.

On January 21, two divisions of S-400 air defense missile systems were sent to Belarus for exercises from the Far East.

Earlier, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said that the implementation of the contract for the acquisition by Ankara of S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems from Russia continues.

Источник aif.ru

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