More than 100 Pantsir-S air defence missile systems will be delivered to Russian armed forces 231112
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|Friday, November 23, 2012, 03:36 AM|
|More than 100 Pantsir-S air defence missile systems will be delivered to the Russian armed forces.|
Six Pantsir-S short-range air defense systems were handed over to air defense units of Russia’s eastern military district, the head of air defense troops of Russia's Air Forces, Viktor Gumenny, said on Friday, November 23, 2012.
The Pantsir-S is a Russian-made air defense missile / gun system.
He said that all air and air defence forces commands in Russia will be equipped with the new system. The Defense Ministry has so far ordered 100 Pantsir-S units for Russia’s Aerospace Defense Forces, which are expected to be delivered in the next few years.