Russia to receive S-350 and S-500 missile systems soon

The Russian Armed Forces will soon start to receive the S-350 and S-500 air defense systems.

The development of the S-500 has reached its final stage. The S-500 is a long-range anti-ballistic missile system with a planned range of 500-600 kilometers.

The system will carry various missiles. These missiles will have various ranges and will be used against different targets. The S-350 Vityaz air defense system just recently passed the government’s certification tests and the manufacturing of the first serial set has begun. It is meant for hitting aerodynamic and ballistic targets. One system is armed with twelve air defense missiles.

The S-500, the S-350 feature high mobility and are able to deploy to and function in unprepared positions.