Russian military deployment in the Far East, said S-400 project has nothing to do with the South Kuril Islands
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Xinhua Zhuangao: According to the Voice of Russia February 20 reported that the Russian military General Staff said, in the Far East to deploy the new S-400 surface to air missile system is intended to strengthen the region’s air defense and missile defense capabilities, and better protect deployed in the region of the Russian strategic submarine.
military sources said the move troops and the South Kuril Islands, the modernization plan has nothing to do, but also with the prevention of nuclear weapons and missiles from North Korea’s threat has nothing to do. Earlier this month, Russian President Dmitry Medvedev asked troops and equipment to improve the level of the South Kuril Islands. He also said Russia will make every effort to strengthen the strategic position in the region. Shortly thereafter, Moscow announced two “Northwest Wind”-class amphibious assault ship deployed in the Pacific Fleet. As Russia and Japan on the issue of the South Kuril Islands dispute over sovereignty, so that Japan will move from the Russian side interpreted as a “blow.”
in the statement, the Russian General Staff said the deployment of S-400 is intended solely to strengthen the defensive force to protect the local, including nuclear submarines, including the deployment of naval equipment. Former commander of Russian strategic missile forces, said Ye Xin, fundamentally speaking, S-400 is a form of defensive weapons.
“in the Far East to deploy S-400 system equipped with a surface to air missile regiment, which is based on Russian military conversion planned a move that will allow the region’s military and political situation any worse . “Ye Xin said.
Russian military experts Cen Colo Division pointed out that the foreign R & D in the air and near space missions of new aircraft, the Russian defense equipment must be modernized to deal with these threats. “From China to India and then to Singapore, Asia-Pacific region to strengthen each country in the military actively Also another factor is the region with a high conflict potential. The use of new weapons systems to protect the Russian Far East to defend the country boundaries of safety. “he stressed.
S-400 system can effectively protect the important political and economic objectives, and its air strikes against strategic missiles, cruise missiles, tactical missiles and short-range missile attacks. At the same time, it is against the medium-range ballistic missiles has created a “safety net.”