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Russia: S-300 missile systems deployed for Astrakhan drills01:49

Russia: S-300 missile systems deployed for Astrakhan drills

Russian Federation, Astrakhan Region
October 11, 2018 at 16:30 GMT +00:00 · Published

Units of the Russian Aerospace Forces tested the S-300PM surface-to-air missile system in combat drills in the Ashuluk testing range, Astrakhan Region on Wednesday.

During the exercises the S300 launched 15 missiles which destroyed a total of seven aerial targets, according to Commander of the First Special Army of the Russian Anti-Aircraft Defence, Lieutenant-General Andrey Dyomin.

"These drills showed once again that S-300 is reliable even though it was created in the early nineties and is being fine-tuned right now," the general said.

Russia: S-300 missile systems deployed for Astrakhan drills01:49
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Units of the Russian Aerospace Forces tested the S-300PM surface-to-air missile system in combat drills in the Ashuluk testing range, Astrakhan Region on Wednesday.

During the exercises the S300 launched 15 missiles which destroyed a total of seven aerial targets, according to Commander of the First Special Army of the Russian Anti-Aircraft Defence, Lieutenant-General Andrey Dyomin.

"These drills showed once again that S-300 is reliable even though it was created in the early nineties and is being fine-tuned right now," the general said.

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