AFP

Iran Received a battalion of S-300, more to come 21 May, 2016

Russia delivered a battalion of S-300 air defence system to Iran and Russia will complete the delivery of systems by the end of the year.  One S-300 battalion has already been supplied to Iran and other launchers due under the effective contract would be delivered by the end of 2016. The first battalion was shown off by the Iranian military at the National Army Day parade in Tehran on April 17.  According to the original contract, Moscow and Tehran signed for the delivery of five battalion sets of S-300 PMU1 air defence missile systems in 2007.

Tehran had lodged a $4-billion lawsuit at an international court in Geneva against Russia’s Rosoboronexport arms export agency. Iran withdrew that lawsuit.

Share:
Issue 86

RELATED NEWS