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S-400s Accepted

S-400s Accepted January 11, 2019

S-400, which has been at the top of the agenda between East and West, completed the acceptance tests of the first export customer. China, made second successful launch with the S-400 system during acceptance tests. With this launch, China completed acceptance tests.

The test, which took place in December last year, was held in the in China. 48N6E missile launched and destroyed an air target simulating the enemy plane at a distance of 250 kilometers. It was announced that China's planned test launches have ended. At the first launch in early December, the missile destroyed the flying target at a speed of 3 kilometres per second at a range of 250 kilometres.

China, the first export customer of the system, plans to establish two air defence regiments in total with systems from Russia.

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