RUSSIA TO DEPLOY ANTIMISSILE S-400 SYSTEM IN CRIMEA
17 July, 2016
Russia plans to deploy the advanced S-400 missile-defense system in the region of Crimea.
The deputy commander of the Russian Army's 18th Air Defense Regiment, based in Feodosia, told Russian media that the state-of-the-art system should be deployed by August.
The S-400 is capable of tracking some 300 targets and engaging three dozen simultaneously.
It has a range of several hundred kilometers.