Russia to start 1st shipment of S-300 missile systems to Iran: diplomat

April 5, 2016 – 13:08 AMT

“I don’t know if this will happen today, but they (S-300 missiles) will be loaded (for shipment to Iran),” Interfax news agency quoted Zamir Kabulov, a department chief at the Foreign Ministry, as saying.

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Long range surface-to-air missile systems
Four missiles Fakel 48N6E2 or 48N6E,5V55R, 5V55K in individual container
Country users
Russia, China, Venezuela, Libya, Algeria.
High explosive ; fragmentation
Explosive load
180 kg
Weight missile
1.800 kg
Lenght missile
7,5 m
3 – 200 km
Guidance system
Command + active radar homing
Engagement radar 30N6E2, 64N6E2 acquisition radar or ST-68U Tin Shield – 5N66 Clam Sheel 40V6M, supported by a 54K6E2 command post and 83M6E2 command and control system. New option LEMZ 96L6 Cheese Board early warning and acquisition radar



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