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    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    • Ultimate Protector: S-400 Triumf Air Defense Systems Shield Moscow Skies
    © Sputnik / Mikhail Voskresenskiy
    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.

    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. 

    Related:

    Invincible Shield: Russia Puts S-400 Systems on Combat Duty Near Moscow
    Russia to Rearm 5 Air Defense Regiments With S-400 Missile Systems in 2016
    Why All the Fuss About S-400 Air Defense System in Russia's Kaliningrad?
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    air defense, S-400, Russian Aerospace Forces, Moscow, Russia

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