Russia deployed the second division of the S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft defense systems in the annexed Crimea. This is reported by TASS.
"The S-400 air defense missile systems Triumph started the combat duty in the area of Cape Fiolent in Sevastopolon Saturday," the report said.
It is noted that the complex is switched to the combat readiness. Also, the means of detecting and tracking targets began to work.
We recall that at the beginning of 2017, an anti-aircraft missile regiment of the Southern Military District of the Russian Federation armed with the S-400 Triumph complexes was assigned to combat duty in the annexed Crimea. The complex is located in the area of Feodosia.
The S-400 Triumph is Russian large-and medium-range anti-aircraft missile system designed to destroy the air and space means of attack. Each installation can provide simultaneous firing of up to 36 targets with the targeting up to 72 missiles. The S-400 can hit cruise missiles, helicopters and airplanes, as well as ballistic targets, flying at speeds up to 4.8 km/s at altitudes from several meters to several thousands of meters.