Concern "Almaz-Antey" fulfilled its obligations for the supply of S-400 air defense systems ahead of schedule, having transferred to the Ministry of Defense another regimental set of anti-aircraft systems. This is stated in the message of the press service of the concern.
It is emphasized that the kit was handed over ahead of schedule as part of the state defense order for 2020. All equipment was previously brought to the Kapustin Yar training ground in the Astrakhan region, where the calculations carried out test firing. The acceptance tests were found to be successful.
JSC Concern VKO Almaz-Antey, within the framework of its obligations under the state defense order, ahead of schedule handed over to the Russian Ministry of Defense the next, final this year, regimental set of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system
- said in a statement.
According to the general director of the concern, Yan Novikov, the obligations to the Russian Ministry of Defense for 2020 in terms of deliveries of the S-400 Triumph were fulfilled "in full and ahead of schedule."
Note that this is already the fourth regimental set of S-400 air defense systems, transferred to the military this year. The Ministry of Defense received the first regimental kit in March 2020, the second in early August, and the third in late September. All kits were also delivered ahead of schedule.
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.