China has signed a contract for the purchase of s-400 in 2015.
Russia started deliveries of systems of air defense (ad) s-400 “Triumph” in China, said the first Deputy Chairman of the Duma Committee on economic policy, Chairman of the Duma Commission on legal support to the development organizations of the defense-industrial complex Vladimir Gutenev.
“India is now actively eyeing to s-400. We now put China in first divisions,” – said Gutenev Monday on radio “Echo of Moscow”. According to him, India and Turkey “stand in line” for the s-400.
Gutenev first Vice – President of the Union of machine builders of Russia.
Rosoboronexport and the Federal service for military-technical cooperation of Russia with information about supply China first battalions of s-400 has not yet commented.
That China signed a contract for the purchase of systems s-400, has been officially announced in April 2015. The structure of the transaction and the monetary amount is not disclosed.
February 14, Director of international cooperation and regional policy of “Rostec” Viktor Kladov said that Russia started the production of s-400 to China. “Stage production”, – he said.
ZRS long range s-400 “Triumph” the development and production of JSC “EKO Concern “Almaz-Antey” is designed for high efficiency destruction of aircraft strategic and tactical aircraft, ballistic missiles, hypersonic targets and other means of air attack in conditions of electronic and other types of resistance. The system is capable at ranges up to 400 km to hit aerodynamic targets and at ranges up to 60 km ballistic targets flying at speeds up to 4.8 km/s at altitudes from a few meters to several tens of kilometers.
S-400 “Triumph” involved, in particular, for the defense of the Russian military base Hamim in Syria.
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