Ekaterinburg. July 15. INTERFAX-Calculations of the S-300 "Favorit" and S-400 "Triumph" anti-aircraft missile systems of the air defense units of the Central Military District (CVO) deployed combat positions in new areas during combat readiness training in the Volga region, the Urals and Siberia, the press service of the CVO reported on Thursday.
"More than 300 pieces of equipment and about 1 thousand military personnel from among combat crews, officers of the command posts of the Army of the Air Force and air defense of the Central Military District were involved in the training," the report says.
It is also noted that military personnel of air defense formations and military units stationed on the territory of seven subjects of the Russian Federation made marches to new positional areas of combat duty, equipped the main, spare and false combat positions. In addition, during the training and combat work, the S-300 "Favorit" and S-400 "Triumph" crews worked out the protection of administrative facilities and territories from the means of air attack of a conditional enemy, To ensure the self-concealment of air defense systems, the Pantsir-S anti-aircraft missile gun systems were involved, and the S-300 and S-400 combat crews took up reserve combat positions after the conditional combat use.
S-300 (JSC "Concern of East Kazakhstan Region "Almaz-Antey") is a long-range air defense system. Performs tasks to cover military groups and strategic objects, stationary control points, military bases, administrative centers and industrial facilities from attacks of ballistic and cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles, strategic and tactical aviation.
The S-400 Triumph is a long-range anti-aircraft missile system (Almaz-Antey Concern of East Kazakhstan Region) designed to destroy jamming aircraft, radar detection and control aircraft, reconnaissance aircraft, strategic and tactical aircraft, tactical, operational and tactical ballistic missiles, medium-range ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other modern and promising means of air attack.