Russia To Deploy Antimissile S-400 System In Crimea

Sunday, 17 July, 2016 - 19:00

Russia plans to deploy the advanced S-400 missile-defense system in the region of Crimea.

The deputy commander of the Russian Army's 18th Air Defense Regiment, based in Feodosia, told Russian media that the state-of-the-art system should be deployed by August.

The S-400 is capable of tracking some 300 targets and engaging three dozen simultaneously.

It has a range of several hundred kilometers.