BEIRUT, LEBANON (9:30 P.M.) – The Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation, Yury Ivanovich Borisov, discussed the recent developments of the S-500 air defense system during a press conference on Wednesday.
“The development of the S-500 air defense system is nearing completion,” Borisov told journalists.
Borisov did not go into details, nor did he give an estimation regarding its completion.
According to a report from Sputnik News, the S-500 “is expected to be able to engage targets at altitudes of over 60 miles,” which is higher than any existing missile defense systems.
Sputnik also added “sixty miles and more is also the near space zone where the majority of foreign military satellites are now orbiting our planet.”
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kudos to russia

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Maybe time to test it in Syria!?

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“the S-500 “is expected to be able to engage targets at altitudes of over 60 miles,” which is higher than any existing missile defense systems.” => As usual, Sputnik don’t even know what they’re speaking about even when it comes to Russian weapons systems! => US Aegis already blasted a satellite at 257km altitude = 159 miles or 138 nautical miles… => Russian A-135 anti-ballistic system has a 350-900km flight ceiling and a 10 kilotons nuclear warhead… It will soon be replaced by A-235 S-500 may add a MRBM engagement capability to S-400/300 which may take care of SRBM but… Read more »