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In the Crimea went on duty anti-aircraft missile regiment of s-400

Anti-aircraft missile system s-400 “Triumph”

© Sergey Bobylev/TASS

FEODOSIA /CRIMEA/, January 14. /Offset. TASS Sergey Pavlov/. Anti-aircraft missile regiment of the southern military district (YUVO), armed with s-400 “Triumph” was replaced on combat duty in the Crimea, the correspondent of TASS. The ceremony, which was held in the Crimean town of Feodosiya, have taken part the commander of 4 army, air force and air defence Viktor Sevastyanov, the soldiers of the regiment, veterans of the armed forces. Sevastyanov handed over command of the regiment in the form of intercession on alert of the s-400.

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“For the first time on the territory of Crimea on combat duty have taken up a unique defense complex, which will strengthen the combat capabilities of air defense forces. It will be a reliable protection of the population of Crimea from the air,” – said Sevastiyanov . According to him, the possibilities of the new complex allows not only to protect the Crimean Peninsula, and part of Krasnodar region.

The armed guards anti-aircraft missile Sevastopol-Feodosia regiment was replenished with a modern air defense system s-400 “Triumph” in 2016. The personnel of the regiment successfully passed retraining, and in August last year as part of SCSU “Caucasus-2016” held a training missile launches.

S-400 “Triumph” – the Russian system of large and medium-range, which is designed to destroy air and space attack. Each unit can provide simultaneous firing of up to 36 targets with guided missiles to 72. S-400 can destroy cruise missiles, helicopters and planes, and ballistic targets flying at a speed of up to 4.8 km/s at altitudes from a few meters to several tens of kilometers.

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