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Anti-aircraft missile system (AAMS) s-500 “Prometheus” ready for serial production, told “Interfax” the head of the Ministry of industry and trade Denis Manturov.
“During working off of the underlying characteristics, and air defense missile systems ready for serial production”, — said the Minister.
According to the official, completed pilot testing of elements of s, but “continues testing of the system in the complex.”
In June, Deputy General Director for scientific and technical development, first Deputy General designer of the concern “Almaz-Antey” Sergei Druzin reported that “Prometheus” is able to intercept natmosphere purpose.
In April, the commander of the air and missile defense, Deputy commander of aerospace defence forces Lieutenant-General Yuri Sin said that the development of s-500 and a number of radar stations is nearing completion.
According to available data, s-500 “Prometheus” is characterized by a radius of 600 kilometers, capable of detecting and simultaneously affect up to ten ballistic targets traveling at a speed of seven kilometers per second, and can intercept warheads at hypersonic speeds.
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