Russia Denies Rumors of S-400 Air Defense Systems’ Deployment in Syria ~ SPUTNIK, 13 Nov, 2015.
The Russian Defense Ministry spokesman denied media reports of alleged deployment of advanced S-400 Triumf air defense systems in Syria.
HMEYMIM AIRBASE (Sputnik) — British Daily Mail claimed Thursday that Russia had allegedly deployed advanced S-400 air defense system (NATO codename SA-21 Growler) at the Hmeymim airbase in the Latakia province, posting a photo of an air defense system described as an S-400.
The S-400 Triumph is an air defense missile system, which integrates a multifunction radar, autonomous detection and targeting systems, anti-aircraft missile systems, launchers, and command and control center. It is capable of firing different three types of missiles capable of destroying aerial targets at short-to-extremely long range.
“You had the opportunity to see everything here with your own eyes…There are no S-400s here, and never have been,” Maj…
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