Production of the first batch of the new Pantsir-SM antiaircraft missile/artillery systems will start approximately in two years, reported TASS on Friday, October 7, referring to Vladimir Popov, director general of Scheglovsky Val (member of the High Precision Systems holding).
Russia's Air Defense Forces have received their second batch of a new modification of the S-300 surface-to-air system, with expanded anti-aircraft, anti-cruise and anti-ballistic missile capabilities.
A naval variant of the Pantsir short-range air defense system will enter service with the Russian Navy in about two years, one of the system’s developers said Wednesday.
Deputy head of Russian Aerospace Defence Forces said that Russia has already deployed air defense missile and artillery weapon systems Pantsir and plans to place MiG-31 interceptor aircraft in the Arctic region.
By VLADIMIR ISACHENKOV, Associated Press Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday ordered state-of-the art air defense missile systems to be deployed at a Russian air base in Syria following the downing of a Russian warplane by...