Russia will deploy non-strategic missile defense system

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The defense Ministry of Russia approved the concept of theatre missile defence (NMD), according to “Izvestia”.

Based NMD systems will be mobile systems mounted on trucks, which in the event of a threat to allow deployment in a matter of hours. A potential target of such complexes will be hypersonic aircraft, and ballistic missiles with a range of several hundred kilometers.

According to the newspaper, the complexes that will be part of the national missile defence system will cover the city’s important social institutions, forces, road and industrial infrastructure. In the future it is planned to ensure the safety of the entire country from missile attacks of the enemy.

The publication notes that the latest generation missile complexes s-400 and s-500 can intercept non-strategic ballistic missiles with high speed and maneuverability at the final part of the trajectory.

The current Russian strategic missile defense system, in contrast to the complexes of NMD, is formed by a stationary capital structures, underground mines with missiles and a network of bunkers (command posts).

In October the king of Asgardia Igor ashurbeyli, in 2001-2011, has served as the CEO of “Almaz-Antey”, has estimated the cost of developing the Russian anti-aircraft missile system s-400 at $ 170 million.

Video, photo All from Russia.

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