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russia is deploying S-400 systems to Crimea

russia is deploying S-400 systems to Crimea

Russia is exhibiting S-400 Triumph anti-aircraft missile systems in the northwest of the temporarily occupied Crimea, reported OVA Sergey Bratchuk, the spokesman of Odessa.

Ships of the Russian Black Sea Fleet continue to maneuver in the Black Sea.

«In the Black Sea, the grouping and maneuvering of ships of the Black Sea Fleet of the Russian Federation continues. These include ships, large landing craft and cruise missiles. The enemy’s goal remains the same – further blockade of the port of Odessa and control over the northwestern part of the Black Sea. To do this, the enemy is setting up S-400 complexes in the north-west of the temporarily occupied Crimea and strengthening its position on Zmiiny Island,» Bratchuk said.

The S-400 Triumph is a Russian long-range and medium-range anti-aircraft missile system. It is used for against of strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other means of air attack in the conditions of electronic and other types of counteraction.

The system is able to detect aerodynamic targets at a distance of up to 600 km, hit – at distances up to 400 km. And ballistic targets at a distance of up to 60 km, flying at speeds up to 4.8 km/sec at altitudes from several meters to several tens of kilometers.

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