Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies

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The fourth air defense regiment equipped with the S-400 Triumf system was put on combat duty in the Moscow Region on January 29. The high-tech weapon erects an impenetrable wall for any potential air assault on Moscow and the Central Industrial district. 

© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyAt least one more regiment equipped with the S-400 Triumf air defense system is expected to enter service in the Moscow Region by 2017.
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At least one more regiment equipped with the S-400 Triumf air defense system is expected to enter service in the Moscow Region by 2017.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyThe S-400 systems will also be deployed in other regions in the framework of the massive rearmament program.
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The S-400 systems will also be deployed in other regions in the framework of the massive rearmament program.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyGradually, this advanced weapon will start playing the main role in the ranks of the air defense regiments of the Russian Aerospace Forces.
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Gradually, this advanced weapon will start playing the main role in the ranks of the air defense regiments of the Russian Aerospace Forces.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyThe main task of the Russian Aerospace Forces’ air defense regiments is the protection of the country’s industry, military and leadership.

Above from left: a launch unit of an S-400 Triumf air defense missile system and the Pantsir-S1 short-to-medium range gun-missile system on the march in the Moscow Region.
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The main task of the Russian Aerospace Forces’ air defense regiments is the protection of the country’s industry, military and leadership.

Above from left: a launch unit of an S-400 Triumf air defense missile system and the Pantsir-S1 short-to-medium range gun-missile system on the march in the Moscow Region.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyThe S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler) is Russia’s most advanced surface-to-air missile system.
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The S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name SA-21 Growler) is Russia’s most advanced surface-to-air missile system.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyThe S-400 can intercept any aerial targets ranging from strategic aircraft and ballistic missiles to stealth warplanes and cruise missiles.
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The S-400 can intercept any aerial targets ranging from strategic aircraft and ballistic missiles to stealth warplanes and cruise missiles.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyThe Triumf can engage up to 36 targets simultaneously, firing 72 missiles toward them.

Above: Commander of the first air defense army Maj. Gen. Andrei Dyomin.
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The Triumf can engage up to 36 targets simultaneously, firing 72 missiles toward them.

Above: Commander of the first air defense army Maj. Gen. Andrei Dyomin.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyIt is armed with several types of missiles that can hit the target at a distance of 400 kilometers. Now Russia is developing a new missile that will push the range at which the system can engage targets to its limit.
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It is armed with several types of missiles that can hit the target at a distance of 400 kilometers. Now Russia is developing a new missile that will push the range at which the system can engage targets to its limit.
© Sputnik / Mikhail VoskresenskiyIn late November, the S-400 systems were deployed at the Hmeymim airbase near the Syrian port city of Latakia to protect anti-terror operations by Russia’s Aerospace Forces.
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In late November, the S-400 systems were deployed at the Hmeymim airbase near the Syrian port city of Latakia to protect anti-terror operations by Russia’s Aerospace Forces.
© Sputnik / Mikhail Voskresensky / Go to the photo bankIts successor, S-500, dubbed Prometey or Triumfator-M, will have a range of 600 kilometers and will be capable to intercept hypersonic cruise missiles and even space satellites. The system is about to enter service.
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Its successor, S-500, dubbed Prometey or Triumfator-M, will have a range of 600 kilometers and will be capable to intercept hypersonic cruise missiles and even space satellites. The system is about to enter service.
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