Turkey, along with the Russian anti-aircraft missile system (SAM) S-400 received from Russia more than 120 anti-aircraft guided missiles. This was reported by TASS with reference to a military diplomatic source.
As an agency source explained, Ankara received an S-400 regimental set, auxiliary equipment, spare parts and more than 120 anti-aircraft missiles, which are not specifically reported. In addition, according to the source, Moscow did not transmit to Ankara any production technologies for the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system. Technology transfer, even partial, was not provided for by the terms of the agreement, so nothing was transferred.
Turkey received two S-400 divisions, more than 120 anti-aircraft missiles, as well as auxiliary equipment, spare parts and tools
- the agency leads the words of the source.
The source also said that the S-400 air defense system delivered to Turkey is currently undergoing a 20-month warranty service by the Russian side after signing the delivery-acceptance certificate in early December 2019.
As Turkish leader Recep Tayyip Erdogan previously stated, Turkey will deploy S-400 anti-aircraft systems by April 2020.
SAM S-400 "Triumph" is designed to destroy strategic and tactical aircraft aviation, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other means of air attack in the conditions of electronic and other types of counteraction.