Russian Army receives Missile Defense System with electronic counter-measures


December 16, 2017 – FRN – 

Vesti – translated by Inessa Sinchougova 

The Kursk region has received the newest Buk-M3 anti-aircraft missile system.

Colonel Igor Kuznetsov, Chief of the Air Defense Forces of the Army, said that in the near future anti-aircraft gunners will undergo a three-month training  programme at the training center for military air defense in Orenburg.

The multifunctional anti-aircraft missile system Buk-M3 is designed to detect and destroy all types of aircraft, destroy all surface targets as well as employ electronic counter-measures. The Ministry of Defense commented that it has no analogues in the world.  

Inessa Sinchougova is an Editor and Journalist at Fort Russ News, as well as a research fellow and translator of the Belgrade based think-tank, the Center for Syncretic Studies. She was educated at Victoria University of Wellington (New Zealand), in the field of Political Science and was previously employed in Marketing and Communications Strategy for a Multi-National Corporation. She runs a popular YouTube channel for translations of key Russian Foreign Policy figures and appears regularly on other alternative media channels. If you like her work, you can support her Patreon here.

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