S-400 to be deployed to defend Moscow from any potential attacks

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December 1, 2017 – Fort Russ News – Paul Antonopoulos

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MOSCOW, Russia – The Defense Ministry’s press office reported on Friday that a new air defense battalion with the S-400 missile defense system will be operational next week to help defend Moscow from any potential attacks.

The S-400 will be established in the town of Elektrostal outside Moscow on December 6-7, the ministry said.

The S-400 is designed to destroy aircraft, cruise and ballistic missiles, including medium-range missiles, and can also be used against ground objectives and can engage targets at a distance of 400 km and at an altitude of up to 30 km.

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