A small review of the results of the past year and commitments in the coming one.
Today [January 10, 2021] the Department of Information and Mass Communications of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation gave birth to this message: 09.01.2021 (06: 00)...In 2020, the VKS entered service with four regimental sets of the S-400 "Triumph" anti-aircraft missile system and 24 anti-aircraft missile gun systems ZRPK "Pantsir-S", which were delivered to the air defense units stationed in the Sverdlovsk, Samara and South Sakhalin regions. Also in 2020, the first S-350 complex was delivered to the ZRV training center in the Leningrad Region to train specialists of the anti-aircraft missile forces.
Literates from the DIMK of the Ministry of Defense of the Russian Federation came up with a new region of Russia-the South Sakhalin region . Apparently, the New Year and Christmas were well celebrated ☺ ☻ ☻ ☺
But seriously, we have finally officially confirmed the presence of S-400 systems in the 1724th anti-aircraft missile regiment. Now you can collect all the news on the supply of weapons to the air defense forces.
the newly formed 38th Anti-Aircraft Missile Brigade (Jewish Autonomous Region) entered combat duty- https://altyn73.livejournal.com/1423382.html
The 1490th Guards Kiev-Lodz Order of Kutuzov and Bogdan Khmelnitsky Anti-aircraft missile Regiment (Leningrad region) entered combat duty. According to the commander of the 2nd Air Defense Division, Colonel Oleg Polikarpov, the 1490th regiment received four divisions of ZRS-400. https://altyn73.livejournal.com/1426325.html
The first (training) division of the S-350 Vityaz anti-aircraft missile system was transferred to the 11th Training Center of the anti-aircraft Missile Forces (Leningrad Region).
The Russian defense Ministry ahead of schedule received from, the EBA concern "Almaz-Antey" first in 2020 regimental kit anti-aircraft missile system s-400 for re-1529-th anti-aircraft missile regiment (Khabarovsk Krai). The regiment entered combat duty in August 2020 . https://altyn73.livejournal.com/1435914.html
Units of the new (414th Guards Brest Red Banner) anti-aircraft Missile Regiment (3rd Air Defense Division of the 45th Army of the Air Force and) Air defense of the Northern Fleet, stationed (in the village of Tiksi-3) in the north of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia), took up combat duty to protect the airspace of the Russian Arctic and a section of the Northern Sea Route. https://altyn73.livejournal.com/1429184.html
Almaz-Antey and the Russian Defense Ministry have signed contracts for the supply of three regimental sets of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system and four sets of the S-350 Vityaz air defense system. As specified by RIA Novosti in the press service of Almaz-Antey, the military will receive the ordered equipment no later than 2023.
Concern East Kazakhstan Region "Almaz-Antey" ahead of schedule handed over to the Russian military Department the second in 2020 regimental set of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile system for rearmament of the 1724th anti-aircraft missile regiment (Sakhalin region). I did not come across any media reports about taking up combat duty. According to satellite images, this happened in the summer.
The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation received from, the EBA concern "Almaz-Antey" is the third in 2020 regimental kit anti-aircraft missile system s-400 for re-185 anti-aircraft missile regiment (Sverdlovsk oblast). The regiment entered combat duty in December 2020. - https://altyn73.livejournal.com/1442825.html
The Ministry of defence of the Russian Federation received from, the EBA concern "Almaz-Antey" fourth in 2020 regimental kit anti-aircraft missile system s-400 for re-568-th anti-aircraft missile regiment (Samara oblast). The regiment will take up combat duty in January 2021.
S-300V4 anti-aircraft missile systems of the 38th anti-aircraft Missile Brigade of the Eastern Military District went on combat duty in the Kuril Islands
Only in 2020, air defense forces received eight battalions of s-400 and one (training) division s-350.
According to the data updated with the help of satellite images, as of January 1, 2021, the S-400 air defense system divisions are deployed in the following anti-aircraft missile regiments (abbreviated as ZRP)
Moscow oblast :
606 zrp-3 divisions
Murmansk Region :
Republic of Crimea :
Syrian Arab Republic
consolidated ZRP of the 555th air Group-2
Plus, two training divisions were deployed as part of the Yaroslavl Military School of Air Defense and the 11th Center of anti-aircraft Missile Forces (Leningrad region)
A total of 70 divisions of the S-400 air defense system were received in 2007-2020.
The export price of the S-400 division is about $ 500 million, so you can estimate the total cost of the rearmament program.
Plans for 2021
In 2021, the Aerospace Forces plan to enter service with two regimental sets of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile system and 18 anti-aircraft missile gun systems of the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile system.
In addition, it is planned to re-equip the first anti-aircraft missile regiment with the latest S-350 Vityaz anti-aircraft missile system.