Russian troops in 2010 will add five S-400 air defense missile battalion (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian S-400 air defense missile systems show
MOSCOW, Nov. 26 (Reporters Nieyun Peng) 26, Russian Air Force Commander Zelin said the Russian Air Force in 2010 five new equipment S-400 air defense missile system, missile battalion, so that the Russian air force’s air defense system missile business of such number to seven.
Zelin told the media that day in Moscow, the Russian Air Force combat duty, the current implementation of S-400 missile battalion number 2, are deployed in the outskirts of Moscow, the Russian Air Force plans to equip five next year’s S- 400 missile battalions, to expand the current two missile battalions. He said that Russian Air Force of this year in Astrakhan Luke Achouri range of S-400 air defense missile system was tested in simulation to intercept tactical ballistic missiles and cruise missiles struck targets in different types of the air defense system superior performance, “test results are satisfactory.”
S-400 air defense missile system is a Russian air defense missile systems serving the most advanced one, can deal with from combat aircraft, early warning aircraft, tactical missiles and other precision-guided weapons, air threats, to intercept and destroy 400 km outside air targets. S-400 air defense missile system usually consists of at least eight launchers and 32 missiles and a mobile control centers.
about the reform of the Air Force, Zelin said the Russian air force this year will be completed before December 1, organizational changes, will be set up seven combatant commands, including three Air Force Command, and air defense Command, Aerospace Defense Command combat strategy, long-range air force headquarters and the headquarters of the military transport aviation. In addition, the Russian Air Force will have 33 air bases and 13 Aerospace Defense Brigade, “the organizational structure of all units will meet the peacetime and wartime standing forces of standards.”