MOSCOW, April 20. / TASS /. The arrival of the latest S-350 anti-aircraft missile systems for the Russian aerospace force and its navy will quadruple the effectiveness of the country’s defense against cruise missiles, according to the article published Monday on the newspaper’s website Krasnaya Zvezda of the Ministry of Defense. .
“As part of the state’s weapons program, delivery of S-350 systems is expected soon to military units of the Aerospace Force and Navy, which will help increase the effectiveness of repelling massive attacks from cruise missiles from an enemy against the country’s vital defense facilities, quadruple, “the article says.
Defense maker Almaz-Antey, which developed the S-350 air defense system, announced in December 2019 that it had delivered the first set of the system to troops. In early 2020, this system arrived for the anti-aircraft missile troop training center of the Aerospace Defense Military Academy named after Soviet Marshal Zhukov where work is underway to prepare training aids and train specialists. military.
The S-350 “Vityaz” surface-to-air missile system was developed by defense builder Almaz-Antey for air defense on battlefields and is capable of hitting targets within a maximum radius of 60 km and at a maximum altitude of 30 km. The S-350 is designed to fight both aerodynamic and ballistic targets. An S-350 launcher carries 12 surface-to-air missiles.