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    Advanced S-400 air defense systems entered combat duty in Western Siberia.

    Russia's S-400 Missile Systems Enter Combat Duty in Western Siberia

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    Advanced S-400 air defense systems entered combat duty in Western Siberia.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s S-400 Triumf (SA-21) air defense system formations have entered combat duty in Western Siberia, the Central Military District’s (CMD) press service said Tuesday.

    "Position development and camouflaging were performed for the deployment of new [S-400] systems."

    The Triumf is by far Russia's most advanced surface-to-air missile system that has a range of 248 miles and is capable of tracking and destroying all existing aerial targets, including ballistic and cruise missiles.

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