'Triumf' and Glory: Russia's Advanced S-400 Regiment Enters Service in Crimea

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The newest S-400 Triumf missile defense system was put on combat alert in Crimea on January 14. Find out more about the S-400 and the ceremony of the regiment entering service in Sputnik's photo gallery.

© Sputnik / Sergei Malgavko / Go to the photo bankThe S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The S-400 Triumf (NATO codename SA-21 Growler) is an anti-aircraft and anti-missile system, which can engage all types of aerial targets, including fifth-generation warplanes, drones, ballistic and cruise missiles, within a range of up to 400 kilometers (250 miles) and at an altitude of 27 kilometers (16,8 miles).
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The S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The S-400 Triumf (NATO codename SA-21 Growler) is an anti-aircraft and anti-missile system, which can engage all types of aerial targets, including fifth-generation warplanes, drones, ballistic and cruise missiles, within a range of up to 400 kilometers (250 miles) and at an altitude of 27 kilometers (16,8 miles).
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoAn officer coordinates the deployment of S-400 Triumf systems in Crimea. The military personnel of the regiment have successfully undergone training and held training missile launches in September 2016 as part the Caucasus-2016 drills.
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An officer coordinates the deployment of S-400 Triumf systems in Crimea. The military personnel of the regiment have successfully undergone training and held training missile launches in September 2016 as part the Caucasus-2016 drills.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoA banner group during the ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering service in Feodosia. The mobile long-range surface-to-air missile system has been designed to intercept electronic warfare airplanes, as well as early-warning and surveillance aircraft amid aggressive electronic jamming.
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A banner group during the ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering service in Feodosia. The mobile long-range surface-to-air missile system has been designed to intercept electronic warfare airplanes, as well as early-warning and surveillance aircraft amid aggressive electronic jamming.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoThe S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The complex, comprising up to eight battalions, is capable of simultaneously guiding up to 72 missiles.
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The S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The complex, comprising up to eight battalions, is capable of simultaneously guiding up to 72 missiles.
© Sputnik / Sergei Malgavko / Go to the photo bankThe rite of consecration of the personnel with holy water and a prayer during the ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering service in Feodosia.
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The rite of consecration of the personnel with holy water and a prayer during the ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering service in Feodosia.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoThe S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The S-400 deployment to Crimea is part of a major rearmament plan that has been in place since the Black Sea Peninsula joined Russia following the March 2014 referendum.
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The S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea. The S-400 deployment to Crimea is part of a major rearmament plan that has been in place since the Black Sea Peninsula joined Russia following the March 2014 referendum.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoThe ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering on duty in Feodosia.
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The ceremony of the S-400 regiment entering on duty in Feodosia.
© Sputnik / Sergei Malgavko / Go to the photo bankThe launcher of the S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia.
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The launcher of the S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoExhibition of armament samples at the regiment's area in Feodosia.
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Exhibition of armament samples at the regiment's area in Feodosia.
© Sputnik / Sergei MalgavkoThe S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea.
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The S-400 Triumf air defense regiment deployed in Feodosia, Crimea.
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