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Russian anti-aircraft missile system (AAMS) s-400 “Triumph” is superior to the American MIM-104 Patriot as it is able to detect at a distance of several tens of kilometers flying at an altitude of less than a hundred meters drones and missiles, the military commentator Viktor Litovkin TASS.
Publishing Agency dedicated to the designer of s-400 “Triumph” Alexander Leman. Litovkin recalled that in 1990-ies of the scientist met with the developer of the MIM-104 Patriot David Knox Barton, who praised the Soviet s-300PMU before the establishment of s-400 “Triumph”.
The author notes that especially the superiority of the Soviet air defense system over American manifested itself “in terms of HEADLIGHTS [phased array] — channel support and guidance that has enabled the Russians to achieve the greatest efficiency engage low-flying targets”.
In October 2019, the former Deputy assistant defense Secretary for national defense, visiting fellow of the analytical centre Heritage Foundation Steven Bucci said that s-400 “Triumph”, like the American MIM-104 Patriot, unable to cope with the attack, reminiscent of the one that in September of the same year was committed to the objects of Saudi Aramco in Saudi Arabia.
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