S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems strike hypersonic targets in Eastern Siberia drills | Eurasia Diary - ednews.net

6 June, Saturday


S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems strike hypersonic targets in Eastern Siberia drills

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The personnel of the anti-aircraft missile regiment stationed in the Primorye Region struck hypersonic targets with S-400 systems during the drills at the Telemba training range in Buryatia, the press office of Russia’s Eastern Military District reported on Friday, EDNews reports citing TASS.

The anti-aircraft gunners also conducted fire from Pantsyr-S2 surface-to-air missile/gun systems during the drills, the press office said.

"During the live-fire exercise, over a dozen targets simulated by Armavir target missiles and Favorit smart hypersonic [target] missiles were destroyed. All the targets were hit," the press office said in a statement.

Before the start of the firings, the anti-aircraft gunners passed qualification tests to be admitted to the combat launches. Following the results of the drills, the regiment got the ‘excellent’ mark," the statement says.

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