The destruction of Intercontinental ballistic missiles, the interception of hypersonic vehicles, high noise immunity and mobility — the Russian army in the coming years will be promising air defense system s-500 "Prometheus". According to experts, similar weapons with similar characteristics will not be able to create in any country of the world for at least another ten years. Strong "Prometheus" — in the material RIA Novosti.
The first system to intercept long-range s-500 "Prometheus" will go to the troops in 2021-m Now continues testing at the sites of the Ministry of defense. Test firings confirmed all declared characteristics. According to representatives of the military authorities and the industry, C-500 ready for serial production. Will soon begin trial operation, and the mass shipments scheduled for 2025.
S-500 "Prometheus" will have the ability to destroy a hypersonic weapon in near-earth space, stated in an interview with Krasnaya Zvezda, the chief commander of VKS Sergey Surovikin.
Earlier that s-500 can intercept target hundreds of kilometers away from Earth, said chief designer of concern-the developer of "Almaz-Antey" Paul Sozinov, s-500 can intercept target hundreds of kilometers away from Earth.
Among the witnesses in the case of the collapse of the Malaysian Boeing (flight MH17) in Ukraine in 2014 is the bodyguard of Ukrainian Leonid Kharchenko, who is accused in the case, and his subordinate, allegedly involved in the Stripping of SAM "Buk" towards Russia after the crash, said the Dutch Prosecutor Thijs Berger at the hearing.
The investigation team for MH17, headed by the Netherlands calls Kharchenko, a former field commander of the militia of Donbass.
Radar data do not confirm the detection of fighters or missiles at the moment of the crash Malaysian Boeing (flight MH17) in Eastern Ukraine in 2014, said the Dutch Prosecutor Thijs Berger in the course of the hearing.
Hearings on the case of MH17 in the judicial complex Schiphol in the Netherlands was renewed on 8 June.
Concern "Almaz-Antey" and the defense Ministry signed contracts for the supply of three regiments of anti-aircraft missile system s-400 "Triumph" and four sets of s-350 "Vityaz", told RIA Novosti press-service of the organization.
The armed forces will get the equipment no later than 2023.