The Russian Ministry of Defense announced that, according to the set plans, tests of the S-500 air defense missile systems will be completed with the start of their entry into service in the armed forces in 2021 next year. The Ministry of Defense published yesterday evening Tuesday: “It is planned to complete the tests of the S-500 air defense missile systems and the Voronezh radar station, which has a range of one meter, and will enter military service in 2021,” according to Russia Today.
Krivoruchko stressed that “the pace of supply of modern types of weapons and equipment that has been repaired and modernized will remain in 2021 at the previous level.”
And the Russian Deputy Minister of Defense has previously mentioned that the serial supply of S-500 systems to the armed forces is expected to begin in 2025, and media reports stated that the new Russian systems showed during their tests the ability to hit targets 481.2 kilometers away, which is 80 kilometers from the operational range. Any air defense system used in the world.