Russian military says 18 divisions in the Kuril Islands, will be equipped with air defense missile brigade
Data Figure: Russian S400 missile air defense system.
Global Network reporter Liang Xu reported that the Russian armed forces General Staff, a senior official said the Russian troops deployed in the Kuril Islands, 18 machine guns – artillery division will be equipped with an air defense missile brigade. The officer said that to strengthen the capacity of 18 combat brigades to be equipped with advanced air defense equipment, even including S-400 air defense missile system.
February 15, RIA Novosti reported that Russian Defense Minister Anatoly Serdyukov said on February 4, to be stationed in the Kuril Islands of the Russian equipped with advanced equipment. Russian president also pledged to “take all necessary means to strengthen the strategic emergence of the Kuril Islands.” In addition, Russia will also receive the two French Mistral-class amphibious assault ship delivered to the Pacific Fleet. Currently, the disputed islands between Japan and Russia for the attribution of no agreement reached.