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

    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.

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      Erik Trete
      Why is it that Russia seems to be able handle NATO names for NATO equipment, but NATO/US feel the need to rename all Russian equipment with NATO names?
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