S-500 Air Defence System to Be Put into Service of the Russian Aerospace Forces After Trials
(Source: TASS; published Aug 22, 2017)
The S-500 newest air defence missile system is being tested, stated the Deputy Defence Minister Yuri Borisov in course of the Army 2017 International Military Technical Forum.

S-500 air defence system to be put into service of the Russian Aerospace Forces after trials.

Earlier, officials of the Almaz-Antey Concern of the Aerospace Defence stated that development of the S-500 system is being held in accordance with the schedule.

According to Deputy Director General of the Concern Vyacheslav Dzirkalin, the system is to be put into troops in 2020.

S-500 is a universal long-range system and high interception with increased potential of missile defence.

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