Azerbaijan shows interest to buy the Russian air defense missile system Pantsir-S1 1902122
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Defense News - Azerbaidjan
|Sunday, February 19, 2012, 11:14 AM|
|Azerbaijan shows interest to buy the Russian air defense missile system Pantsir-S1.|
Azeri-Press Agency APA reports that Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and Azerbaijan are among the countries showing interest to the Russian-made Pantsir-S1 air defense missile system code-named by NATO as SA-22 Greyhound. Russia is reportedly holding negotiations with those countries.
Russian Pantsir-S1 at MAKS Air Show in Moscow.
The orders were received from Algeria and Morocco for “Pantsir-S1” which is included to the arsenal of armed forces of Russia, Syria, Iran, UAE and Oman.
The “Pantsir-S1”, which is designed for air defense of military facilities at short range, can open fire at the targets in 20-km distance. The system also includes radar system. The “Pantsir-S1”, which has different modifications, replaces Tunguska complex of the Russian army.