Russia begins series production of S-500 air-defence system


Date:2022-05-04 Source:janes By:Miko Vranic Viewed:

27 APRIL 2022
by Miko Vranic

Footage released by the Russian MoD on 20 July 2021 showing the S-500 air defence system conducting a test launch against a ‘high-speed ballistic target' at the Kapustin Yar training ground about 100 km east of Volgograd. (Russian MoD)
俄罗斯国防部于2021年7月20日发布的视频显示,S-500防空系统在伏尔加格勒以东约100公里的卡普斯汀亚尔(Kapustin Yar)训练场对“高速弹道目标”进行试射。(俄罗斯国防部)
The S-500 long-range surface-to-air missile system has entered series production, Almaz-Antey CEO Yan Novikov told the Russian National Defence journal on 25 April in an interview commemorating 20 years of thecorporation.
Novikov also mentioned the S-400 and Tor-M2 air defence systems, in addition to identifyingthe Buk-M3 and S-350 Vityaz as the concern's most promising export prospects, referring to the two medium-range systems as Almaz-Antey's “calling cards”.
The 9K317M Buk-M3 and 50R6 S-350 are in service with the Russian Armed Forces.
9K317M Buk-M3和50R6 S-350在俄罗斯武装部队服役。

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