“On May 5, an anti-aircraft missile division of the 377 anti-aircraft missile regiment (Polotsk, Vitebsk region) took over combat duty for the protection of the State Border of the Republic of Belarus in the airspace.says release.
“In order to further develop and improve the United Regional Air Defense System in the framework of military-technical cooperation between the Republic of Belarus and the Russian Federation, anti-aircraft missile systems С-300, two of which are designed for this military unit, were supplied to the air force,” - explained in the press service.
According to the information, the interception was preceded by a complex of measures: “so, on the basis of the Military Academy of Belarus, military personnel who will have to operate this air defense system have undergone a step-by-step retraining”.
It is noted that “successfully executed missile launches at the Russian Telemba test site” became a kind of exam for them. Then, “measures were taken to equip the position for C-300, equipment was received, a complex of docking and verification work was carried out,” the report says.