Iran to deploy Russian-made S-300PMU2 air defense missile system to protect nuclear facility 12908161

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Iran to deploy Russian-made S-300PMU2 air defense missile system to protect nuclear facility.
Sunday, August 28, 2016, a video footage from the Iran’s state television has showed the deployment of the new S-300-PMU2 air defense missile system air defense missile system in the country. According FARS , the Iranian News Agency, the system was deployed to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility.
     
Sunday, August 28, 2016, a video footage from the Iran’s state television has showed the deployment of the new S-300-PMU2 air defense missile system in the country. According FARS , the Iranian News Agency, the system was deployed to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility. Screenshot video footage from the Iran’s state television about the deployment of S-300PMU2 TEL (Transporter Erector Launcher) air defense missile system.
     
The $800-million Moscow-Tehran contract to deliver Russian-made S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran was signed in 2007. In 2011, Iran sued Russia in the Geneva Arbitration Court after Moscow suspended the contract in 2010, citing a UN Security Council resolution that placed an arms embargo on Tehran. President Vladimir Putin lifted that self-imposed ban in April 2015.
 
 

In April 2016, Russia has started the delivery of S-300PMU2 surface-to-air defense system to Iran. During Iran’s annual National Day Parade in April, the Iranian military displayed a S-300 target acquisition radar unit, a radar station and a mobile radio antenna, but n o mobile launcher unit and missiles were displayed.

In July 2016, Iran’s Defense Minister Brigade General Hossein Dehghan has confirmed the delivery of S-300 air defense missile systems from Russia.

Sergei Chemezov, CEO of Russia’s state hi-tech corporation Rostec, said that Russia would complete the delivery of all S-300 air defense missile systems to Iran before the end of the year.
     
Sunday, August 28, 2016, a video footage from the Iran’s state television has showed the deployment of the new S-300-PMU2 air defense missile system in the country. According FARS , the Iranian News Agency, the system was deployed to central Iran to protect its Fordo nuclear facility. Screenshot video footage from the Iran’s state television showing S-300PMU-2 64N6E2 acquisition radar
     

The S-300PMU-2 Favorit NATO designation SA-20B gargoyle B , introduced in 1997, is an upgrade to the S-300PMU-1 with range extended once again to 195 km with the introduction of the 48N6E2 missile. system is apparently capable against not just short range ballistic missiles, but now also medium range tactical ballistic missiles.

The S-300PMU2 Favorit can engage targets flying from 10 m to 27 km above the surface at a speed of up to 10,000 km/h. It is claimed that it has a kill ratio ranging from 0.8 to 0.93 against aircraft and from 0.8 to 0.98 against Tomahawk-class cruise missiles. The S-300PMU2 can engage up to 6 targets simultaneously while providing guidance for up to 12 missiles - two missiles per target ensuring target kill. The S-300PMU2 Favorit can use the launcher unit 5P85TE and 5P85SE.
 

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