Russian S-300 and S-400 Air Defense Systems Have Been Used in a Live Firing
MOSCOW, (BM) – The S-300 and S-400 air defense systems have been used in a live firing practice in the exercises of the anti-aircraft missile teams of the Eastern Military District (EMD) ended at the Telemb training ground in Buryatia, learned BulgarianMilitary.com, quoting TASS.
” Tactical exercises with the anti-aircraft missile teams of the EMD stationed in the Khabarovsk Territory ended with missile firing. Anti-aircraft gunners at a specialized range of Telemb in the Republic of Buryatia performed about 10 combat launches on target missiles “Kaban” and “Favorit” from anti-aircraft missile systems S-400 Triumph and S-300 ,” the press office of the Russian MoD said in a statement.
Shooting took place in the daytime. The azimuth and launch time of high-speed, small-sized targets were not reported. However, the target missiles were destroyed upon short-term entry into the zone of destruction of the air defense system, being there for no more than 40 seconds.
“In preparation for missile firing, anti-aircraft gunners conducted training to search for, identify and classify high-altitude group targets, which simulated Su-30cm fighters of a separate EMD fighter unit and Su-35s multi-role fighter aircraft of the Khabarovsk Territory,” the press service added.
A large-scale field exit of the air defense forces of the Eastern Military District takes place at the Telemb training ground. More than 4 thousand people participate in it, about 700 units of military and special equipment are involved.
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