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Russian Land Forces take on Niobiy-SV radars

10th April 2019 - 11:15 GMT | by Alexander Mladenov in Sofia


The Russian Land Forces have begun the renewal of their long-range early warning radar inventory with the new 1L125 Niobiy-SV 3D mobile system, developed and manufactured by NNIIRT company in Nizhni Novgorod, part of Almaz-Antey group. 

The system with claimed ‘anti-stealth’ capability, is slated for deployment by all air defence units equipped with long-range SAM systems according to the Russian Intefax news agency citing high-ranking MoD sources.   

The Niobiy-SV is a mobile derivative of the stationary 55Zh6UM Niobiy air-defence radar set, deployed by the Russian Air and Space Force’s integrated air and missile defence system since 2013. The radar

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Alexander Mladenov


Alexander Mladenov

Alexander Mladenov is a Shephard correspondent based in Sofia, Bulgaria.

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