Russia, Iran, the United States agreed to sell advanced air defense weapons systems
Data Figure: Russian-made S-300 air defense missile
People May 23 – U.S. media reported that after several days of intense negotiations, the United States finally agreed to sell advanced Russian air defense systems to Iran.
U.S. network The New York Times reported today that after several days of intense negotiations, Russia and the United States reached an agreement on sanctions against Iran, but Russia firmly opposes the United States to give up arms sales to Iran’s position that Russia In cooperation with the U.S. on Iran, agreed to impose tougher sanctions on Iran, in return, the United States must agree to Russia to sell Iran advanced prevention and control system.
New York Times Network stressed that the United States and Russia reached agreement means that, although the content of the sanctions include a ban on arms sales to Iran, but Russia and the Russian three companies can still sell military technology to Iran.
reports disclosed that the United States and Russia on the implementation of the new tougher Iran sanctions a three-day intensive negotiations, and finally, Barack Obama made a concession, 21 this month decided not to oppose Russia sale of advanced weapons to Iran’s decision. According to reports, in December 2005, Russia and Iran signed a sale to Iran of S-300 missile system contract, but because the United States firmly opposed, and continue to exert strong pressure on Russia, the Russian government froze the contract, Iran Russia very unhappy. Now the United States changed its position, means that Russia can officially sign new contracts with Iran.
S-300 is the world’s advanced active surface to air missile weapons systems in the world, performance, and the U.S. “Patriot” system equivalent to the system of quick response, good mobility. The main equipment systems are self-propelled vehicle, comes with power. Another low-altitude, low altitude performance. Using a variety of anti-jamming technology, the electromagnetic environment in modern warfare, Iran could acquire such advanced weapons against U.S. and Israeli bombers. (An Arthur)