28.06.2013 JSC “Air Show”
Serial samples of the newest anti-aircraft missiles (SAMs) of domestic production will be firstly presented at the XI International Aviation and Space Salon MAKS-2013, Russian President Putin said at a meeting in St. Petersburg.
“Today, our production samples are one of the best weapons in the world, and this is evidenced, in particular, by their popularity, especially anti-aircraft missile systems in the world arms market. Some of them, we will show for the first time at the MAKS this year,” – Head of State said after visiting the Obukhov factory. Developments in the field of air defense missile systems, according to Putin, are able to insure the solution of the tasks of Aerospace Defense (ASD) of Russia for the period up to 2020.
ASD Force has already received the radar “Voronezh-M” and “Voronezh-DM”. Also, troops were stepped up by anti-aircraft missile system “Pantsir-S”, S-400. SAM “Vityaz-defense” . The radar “Container” and “Nebo-M” are in the testing stage. Also the perspective system S-500 is in development , it is able to solve the problem for the destruction of tactical and medium-range missiles, as well as targets in near space.