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    The head of Rosoboronexport has revealed how the Russian military campaign in Syria has influenced the demand for the country's cutting-edge weapons.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Russia’s S-400 air defense systems are operating in Syria faultlessly, leading to an increased interest from Middle Eastern countries, according to Sergei Kornev, the head of Rosoboronexport’s Air Force Special Equipment and Service Export Department.

    "The arms market of the Middle East is extremely important for us. The countries of the region traditionally equip their armies with the most modern types of weapons and military equipment. It is no secret that they are paying great attention to the Russian air defense means, including the S-400 systems, which are operating impeccably in neighboring Syria."

    The S-400 Triumph is Russia's next-generation mobile surface-to-air missile system carrying three different types of missiles capable of destroying aerial targets at a short-to-extremely-long range. The system integrates a multi-functional radar, autonomous detection and targeting systems, anti-aircraft missile systems, launchers, and a command and control center.

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    The S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS)
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    The S-400 Triumf Mobile Multiple Anti-Aircraft Missile System (AAMS)

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