Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation : More in detail

26.02.2020 (15:15)

The Aerospace Forces received the latest anti-aircraft missile system S-350 "Vityaz"

The latest anti-aircraft missile system S-350 "Vityaz"  has been commissioned into the service of the Aerospace Forces. Recently, it was delivered to the anti-aircraft missile training center of the Air and Space Defenсe Academy named after Marshal of the Soviet Union G. K. Zhukov in the Leningrad region to train combat crews for advanced equipment.

In addition to training the material part, the center's command conducted an exercise to detect and destroy a mock air enemy. The S-350 combat crew demonstrated their skills, hit a mock enemy with electronic missile launches, and marched to a new position area.

Earlier during commissioning of the system on the training ground in the Astrakhan region the training center anti-aircraft missile crews have worked their purpose tasks, including detection and conditional destruction of the real air targets whose role was performed by MiG-29SMT.

In addition, the crews conducted initial firing of the complex.

All tasks performed during the commissioning of the equipment are completed in full.

Weapons and military equipment , Air Force , Rearmament , Aerospace Forces
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