The S-400 Triumph long-and medium-range anti-aircraft missile systems have been put on combat duty in the anti-aircraft missile regiment of the air force and air defense Association of the Eastern military district (EMD) near Khabarovsk, the press service of the EMD reports.
“The launchers of the new anti-aircraft missile system S-400 “Triumph,” after the ritual and raising the national flag of the Russian Federation, were transferred to the combat position,” the report said.
It is noted that the military personnel, before taking up duty on the newest air defense systems, were trained and passed special tests.
The training was also conducted, the idea of which was to RAID ultra-fast, highly maneuverable group targets flying at extreme speeds over the entire altitude range.
“During the first training, the calculations of the new air defense system reflected a massive air RAID and destroyed the objects of the simulated enemy with electronic launches,” the press service reports.
The S-400 Triumph air defense system is designed to defeat a wide range of air attack weapons at a range of up to 400 km and an altitude of up to 30 km. This includes reconnaissance aircraft, strategic and tactical aircraft, and ballistic missiles of various modifications.