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Defense Ministry bought three regiments of s-400 and four sets of newest s-350

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.

S-350 "Vityaz" is designed to protect against massive attacks of modern and promising means of air attack. The system can simultaneously reflect the impacts of various means of air attack in ranges from extremely low to greater heights. In addition, it method to work autonomously and as part of layered air defense. State tests of the "Vityaz" was completed last year.

S-400 "Triumph" production, the EBA concern "Almaz-Antey" called to protect from air strikes, strategic, cruise, tactical and operational-tactical ballistic missiles as well as ballistic missiles and medium-range missiles in combat and electronic countermeasures.

Earlier, defense Minister Sergei Shoigu reported that in 2020 the Armed forces will receive four regimental kit "Triumph". Such systems already are on combat duty in the Arctic, Central Russia, and also in the South of the country. Information about how much systems s-400 is in service with the Russian army, classified.