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Russia seals SAM exports

13th November 2015 - 10:05 GMT | by Gordon Arthur in Hong Kong


China will begin receiving its first S-400 Triumf medium-/long-range surface-to-air missile (SAM) systems within 12-18 months, it has emerged from the TASS news agency.

Meanwhile, Moscow announced in November it had sealed a sale of S-300 SAM Favorit systems to Iran. Rostec said in a statement: ‘The contract between Russia and Iran for delivery of S-300 missile systems is back in force.’

Speaking at Dubai Airshow 2015, Rostec’s head, Sergei Chemezov, said, ‘The deal to supply the S-300 to Iran has not only been signed between the parties but it has already come into force.’ Iran is likely to acquire

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Gordon Arthur


Gordon Arthur

Gordon Arthur was the Asia Pacific editor for Shephard Media. Born in Scotland and educated …

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