Russia has begun to make its S-400 and S-300 missile systems more deadly amid growing tension with the US. In this system, Russia is going to add several new types of missiles which will be able to shoot down any enemy missile. This weapon of Russia is considered to be the best in the world in its category. India has also signed a deal to buy five S-400 missile systems from Russia for Rs 40,000 crore.
And both weapons will be deadly
According to the report of the Russian news agency Sputnik, the Russian Ministry of Defense plans to equip the stock of S-300 and S-400s with various types of missiles to increase long-range strike capability and provide highly accurate short-range defense. Is approved. According to the Russian military, this change in launch platforms will make it possible to quickly switch missiles used depending on the situation.
Russia has so many S-400 systems
The ministry has also said that any air defense system is expected to radically enhance the capabilities of domestic air defense and build a safe system to destroy any target. Explain that Russia’s Air Defense Force is equipped with at least 125 battalions of S-300 (1,500 launchers in total) and 55 battalions (552 launchers) of S-400.
This is Russia’s plan
As planned, one or more of the S-300’s four large launch tubes will be replaced with four smaller 9M96 and 9M96M missiles. The range of these missiles will be from 30 to 120 km. These missiles will be capable of destroying enemy missiles at altitudes of 20 to 35 km.
The report also states that it has also undergone successful trials during the 185th Center for Combat Training of Aerospace Forces in the Astrakhan region of Russia.