Russia will reconsider missile sales to Iran (Figure)
Data Figure: Russian S-300V air defense missile system
China Daily AP: According to U.S. media reports, Israeli President Shimon Peres visited Russia on August 19 that Russian President Dmitry Medvedev has agreed to re- consider Russia to sell Iran missiles.
Perez, 19, said the sale to Iran of S-300 air defense missile system will break the balance of the Middle East. A day earlier, Perez southern city of Sochi in Russia with Russian President Dmitry Medvedev held a meeting.
Russian Military and Technical Cooperation Bureau, said a senior official said March 18 that Russia and Iran signed two years ago was the sale of S-300 air defense missile system contract, but this has not been provided to Iraqi air defense missile system.
United States and other Western countries have accused Iran of secretly developing nuclear weapons, and repeatedly said they did not rule out force to resolve the Iranian nuclear issue, and against Russia to provide Iran with S-300 air defense missile system.
S-300 air defense missile system is the most advanced Russian air defense missile systems in the world that can attack multiple targets simultaneously, with the power to intercept air targets, cruise missiles and tactical ballistic missiles, simultaneously fired 12 missiles against six targets, the latest improved models of the maximum intercept distance of 120 km. S-300 air defense missile systems, Russia’s defense capability is greater than previously provided by Iran to the Tor-M1 air defense missile system.
(Global Online: Xiao Tang)