Russia—S-500 Air Defense System Tested Successfully

Tass | 07/21/2021

Russia says it has successfully tested its latest air defense system, reports the Tass news agency (Moscow). During the trials at the Kapustin Yar range in southern Russia, an S-500 system successfully intercepted a high-speed ballistic target, the Russian Defense Ministry said on Tuesday. The test "confirmed the missile system's tactical and technical performance characteristics and high reliability," the ministry said. The system is scheduled to be fielded in the Moscow region once...

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