Russia's S-300, S-400 Systems Relocated as Part of Snap Checks - MoD

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Combat duty 3PK S-400 Triumph in Moscow region - Sputnik International
The Russian Aerospace Forces' S-300 and S-400 missile systems have been relocated to new positions and are tracking possible targets as part of unannounced combat readiness inspections, the Russian Defense Ministry said Wednesday.

Russian Federation Armed Forces serviceman by a self-propelled 240 mm mortar Tyulpan during the exercise of missile and artillery units of the fifth army of Eastern Military District in Primorski Krai - Sputnik International
Russian Missile Forces, Artillery Start Exercises in Eastern Military District
MOSCOW (Sputnik) — Defense Minister Sergei Shoigu announced the snap inspections early on Tuesday.

"The crews of radar stations and S-300 and S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, on arrival to new positions, performed maintenance of machinery and entered combat duty," the ministry's communications department said.

It added that fighter jets would be deployed to identify the aerial targets detected by radar and missile system crews.

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