Russia—Initial Batch Of S-500 Air Defense Systems Ordered

Tass | 07/30/2021

The Russian government has finalized a contract for an initial batch of advanced air defense systems, reports Russia’s Tass news agency. The deal with Almaz-Antey covers more than 10 S-500 Prometey air defense systems for delivery to the aerospace forces beginning in the first half of 2022, said an unnamed defense industry source. The value of the contract was not made public. The S-500 is undergoing state trials in southern Russia that are scheduled to conclude by the end of the...

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