Russian S-400 put in full operation in annexed Crimea - MoD

20:00, 07 October 2016
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The new Russian anti-aircraft missile systems have been put on combat duty in the annexed Crimea, the press service of the Southern Military District of the Russian Ministry of Defense reported October 7.

"In the middle of 2016, a regimental kit of the anti-aircraft missile system S-400 Triumph and an anti-aircraft missile-gun system Pantsyr-S have been put on combat duty," the report says.

Read alsoPentagon questions purpose of Russia's S-300 air defense system in SyriaAs UNIAN reported earlier, on August 12, the Russian anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Russian Armed Forces stationed in occupied Crimea received an anti-aircraft missile system S-400 Triumph.

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