S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South

MOSCOW, September 30 (RIA Novosti) – The S-400 Triumf air defense missile system regiment that was deployed in the Southern Military District, has taken up combat duty near the Russian city of Krasnodar, the press service of the district reported Tuesday.

“An air defense missile system regiment of the 4th Air and Air Defense Forces Command of the Southern Military District has taken up combat duty in the Krasnodar region. It is equipped with the advanced S-400 Triumf and Pantsir-S missile systems,” the press service said.

In early September, the S-400s have arrived in places of permanent deployment from the Ashuluk testing range in the Astrakhan region after having conducted live-fire training exercises.

Three S-400 regiments are deployed near Moscow in the cities of Dmitrov, Zvenigorod and Elektrostal, while another regiment is currently being deployed. Three more regiments are deployed in the Baltic Sea region, in the port city of Nakhodka and in the Southern Military District. Soon the regiment of the topnotch Russian weapon system will also appear on the Kola Peninsula.

Full article: S-400 Air Defense Regiment Takes up Duty in Russia’s South (RIA Novosti)

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