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PREMIUM: Russia expects Prometheus to breathe added fire into air and missile defence

5th January 2021 - 12:50 GMT | by Eugene Gerden in St Petersburg

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S-500 features enhanced radar and missile capabilities including warheads to hit space targets.

The Russian MoD expects Almaz-Antey to complete development of the S-500 Prometheus air and missile defence system in 2021.

Looking further ahead, Deputy Defence Minister Alexey Krivoruchko told Russian military newspaper Krasnaya Zvezda in November 2020 that serial production of Prometheus is planned to begin in 2025.

According to Sergei Surovikin ...

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