Sputnik Aleksey Malgavka
Belarus has become the fourth country to acquire Russian S-400 systems, after China, India and Turkey.
Preparations for the transition of its military units to the new Russian defensive weapon have begun in the Belarusian air defense forces.
The Belorussian news agency PLTA quoted the commander of the Belarusian Air Force and Air Defense, Brigadier General, Igor Golub, as saying that his forces are receiving modern “Pantsir-S” systems along with the battalions of the “S-400” anti-air missile system that will replace the “S-” systems 300 “for the air defense of the Belarusian army.
The brigadier general added that his forces intend to receive from Russia modern “Protevnik-G” and “Vostok” radars this year, and an agreement has been signed to supply a second batch of “Su-30SM” fighters as well as “Mi-35” strike helicopters. .
It is noteworthy that after the signing of the agreement to supply “S-400” systems, Belarus became the fourth country to buy “S-400 Triumph”, after China and Turkey, which obtained it. As for India, it has concluded an agreement to supply 5 regiments of this Russian weapon.
Talks are currently underway with Qatar, Morocco and Iraq regarding supplying the S-400 to them.
Regarding the Pantsir-S systems for missiles and anti-air guns, they play a role in protecting long-range systems from air strikes while performing combat missions as well as while in motion.
Source: Rossiyskaya Gazeta