Formation of a new air defense system completed in Sakhalin. The basis of the new air defense system was the S-400 air defense system “triumph”. It is reported “Notifications” with reference to the MOD.
As stated in the military department, Sakhalin's new air defense system has already been tested during the exercises and recognized as combat-ready. The rearmament of air defense units to new S-400 complexes was completed this year., formation of a defense system – at the beginning of March this year.
S-400 anti-aircraft systems from the 1724th anti-aircraft missile regiment took up combat duty, relocated to the island from the Jewish Autonomous Region. Two other regiments of the 25th Air Defense Division provide cover for the cities of Khabarovsk and Komsomolsk-on-Amur.
Earlier, the Ministry of Defense announced the transfer of anti-aircraft missile and cannon systems to Sakhalin (ZRPK) “Carapace-C”. The military department did not specify the location of the new complex, but with a high probability it can be argued, what “body armor” entered the general air defense system as cover complexes, capable of repelling an attack of air assets at close range and prevent the S-400 air defense system from being hit.
At the end of last year, the Ministry of Defense deployed an anti-aircraft missile system (ZRS) S-300V4 on the Kuril Islands.
S-400 “triumph” designed to destroy strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other means of air attack in conditions of electronic and other types of countermeasures.