Almaz-Antey: S-350E Vityaz, the “successor” of the S-300 missile defense system.
The known Russian arms manufacturer, the Almaz-Antey Corporation, which is a result of a merger between the NPO Almaz and the Antey Cooporation, and thus, the successful Russian joint undertaking in the arms industry, announced that Russia will soon unveil the latest mid-range missile defence system – thus, the S-350E Vityaz.
The Almaz-Antey Corporation is unifying some of Moscow’s national military enterprises and especially the developers and manufacturers of the Russian anti-aircraft defence systems. Of course, the headquarters of the Almaz-Antey Corporation is in the Russian capital, Moscow.
The upcoming S-350E Vityaz, its latest mid-range missile defense system, is a very interesting mid-range defence system, and according to the announcements of the Russian Almaz-Antey Corporation, they are going to unveil the S-350E Vityaz mid-range missile defence system very soon.
Russia’s Almaz-Antey Corporation confirmed the soon to expect presentation of its latest mid-range missile defence system (S-350E Vityaz),which could be called the successor of the finally outdated famous Russian S-300 missile system, in a new statement from yesterday.
The statement by the Almaz-Antey Corporation says that the new missile defence system is superior to similar foreign missile defence models and that the company will show the new S-350E Vityaz at the upcoming air show “MAKS-2013” near the Russian capital, Moscow.
The upcoming air show near the Russian capital Moscow will from the end of August up to the first September (August 27 through September 1) and arms experts are already looking forward to see the latest Russian missile defence system, the S-350E Vityaz, for the first time at the air show in Russia.
The Russian Almaz-Antey Corporation says that the new missile defence system has been in the works since about six years (since 2007) and that the S-350E Vityaz, the successor of the S-300 missile defence system, is not only equipped with advanced all-aspect phased array radar, but also with a launcher that carries 12 vertical-launch missiles as well as with a new mobile command post. As stated, the new S-350E Vityaz missile defence system is said (at least) to be more effective than similar foreign defence systems.
According to the information about the plans of Russia’s Almaz-Antey Corporation in terms of its latest missile defence system, the S-350E Vityaz, it is said that the arms company will deliver the new missile system to the Defence Ministry of Russia in order to conduct a testing phase of the missile system before the new S-350E Vityaz missile defence system will be delivered to the Russian military during the next year, of course.
Russia’s latest missile defence system (S-350E Vityaz) will be able to engage targets at ranges from 5 to 400 kilometres with a firing altitude of five meters to near space, according to the information of Russia’s merger of the Antey Corporation and the NPO Almaz Cooperation – the Almaz-Antey Corporation.