In the Southern Military District, air defense units, equipped with C-300B4 air defense systems and the latest Buk-M3 air defense missile systems, to protect the air border and strategically important facilities on combat duty,says the release of the press service of the Southern Military District.
It is noted that “equipment and masking of positions were carried out to accommodate new complexes”.
The press service recalled that the C-300B4 air defense system "possesses unique characteristics that provide anti-aircraft and anti-missile defense." This missile defense system is capable of effectively fighting ballistic missiles with a launch range of up to 2,5 thousands of kilometers.
The highly mobile multi-purpose Buk-М3 ADMS is intended for "destruction of all types of aircraft in all ranges of their practical use, firing of radio-contrast ground targets and destruction of surface targets under conditions of intensive fire and electronic countermeasures".
The district added that all the calculations of the air defense systems successfully completed a retraining course on new weapons and carried out the combat training and firing program at the test site in the Astrakhan region.