BEIRUT, LEBANON (12:00 A.M.) – The new Russian S-500 ‘Prometheus’ air defense system has the capability to hit targets in outer space, the First Deputy General Director of the VKO Almaz-Antey, Sergei Druzin, told RIA Novosti this week.

According to Druzin, the S-500 can be used to combat “ballistic missiles of all types.” He said the system is capable of “working outside the atmosphere where aerodynamic control is impossible.”

The S-500 Prometheus is equipped with active phased antenna arrays that do not require transmitting devices. It can scan and analyze signals from a great distance. In addition, one antenna can create multiple rays. Beam control is carried out without turning the antenna. Furthermore, its phased antenna requires much less energy, and this is very important for homing missiles.

According to reports, the S-500 is capable of intercepting at a distance of 600 kilometers. Each type of target (aircraft, satellite, cruise or ballistic missiles) will be monitored by its own radar. Each will be destroyed by specialized means. The S-500 will be integrated with the other Russian missile defense systems: SPRN, A-235 Nudol, interceptor aircraft, S-400 and S-300.

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FlorianGeyer
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FlorianGeyer
2019-06-23 01:26

It rather looks as if the US Gay Boys and Girls in US space command are fucked. 🙂

al-Nakba v2.0
al-Nakba v2.0
2019-06-23 09:01
Reply to  FlorianGeyer

At what? Russians have no intention to shoot at USAns, USAns have no intention to shoot at Russians… And such capabilities are NOTHING NEW : you have anti-satellite and ant-ballistic missiles for many decades (60’s). The only thing you can see as (not so) new is the ability of “hit to kill” with a kinetic projectile. Using e.g. a S-400 warhead means 37,000 tungsten pellets about the weight of a 5.56 bullet wandering in LEO… Orbiting speed is 8km/s and LEO has already more than a little debris around. A 10 kilotons A-135 nuke warhead in exoatmospheric will surely provoke… Read more »

Allybaba
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2019-06-25 07:23
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More Russian Junk Goat Trucker.

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prince teutonic
2019-06-23 03:07

Iranians have a formidable air defence but Russians got at least a notch better…

al-Nakba v2.0
al-Nakba v2.0
2019-06-23 08:15

S-400’s 40N6E already reaches 185km and so is also exo-atmospheric, so are A-135 and A-235.
Nothing new…