Report: Iran Receives First S-300 Missile Shipment From Russia

Iran has received its first shipment of missiles for the sophisticated S-300 air defense system, the Iranian Tasnim media outlet reported Monday.

Russia is supplying Iran with the advanced S-300 PMU2 system rather than the PMU1 system–information that was previously withheld. Moscow began in April delivering the S-300 missile defense system to Tehran, which displayed part of it in a military parade held to mark National Army Day on April 17. Continue reading

Iran says it has begun receiving S-300 missile system

After years of delays, Tehran announces receipt of Russian anti-aircraft equipment, which could impede an Israeli strike

Russia began delivery of the S-300 missile defense system to Iran on Monday, according to the Iranian foreign ministry.

On Monday, Iranian Foreign Ministry spokesman Jaberi Ansari told local media that the delivery of the system had already begun. Continue reading