Russia has completed the delivery of S-300PMU2 air defense missile systems to Iran TASS 11510162

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Russia has completed the delivery of S-300PMU2 air defense missile systems to Iran.
Russia completed the supplies of S-300PMU2 air defense complexes to Iran, said a representative of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation. The S-300PMU2 NATO name SA-20B Favorit system is the lastest development of Almaz S-300 air defense missile system variants.
     
Russia completed the supplies of S-300PMU2 air defense complexes to Iran, said a representative of the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation. The S-300PMU2 NATO name SA-20B Favorit system is the lastest development of Almaz S-300 air defense missile system variants. Mobile launcher unit of S-300PMU2 air defense missile system was displayed by Iran's army during a military parade marking the 36th anniversary of Iraq's 1980 invasion of Iran, Tehran, Iran, on Sep 21, 2016. (Photo: AP/Ebrahim Noroozi)
     
The first delivery of Russian-made S-300PMU2 to Iran was started in April 2016 following an agreement signed in 2007 but the contract was cancelled under pressure from the West.

In April 2015, Russian President Vladimir Putin lifted the S-300 delivery ban, after the P5+1 group, comprising the United States, the United Kingdom, Russia, France, China and Germany, signed an agreement with Tehran to remove economic sanctions.

In late August Iranian Defense Minister Hossein Dehghan said Tehran expected the deliveries to be completed in a month.

The S-300PMU2 Favorit NATO designation SA-20B gargoyle B , introduced in 1997, is an upgrade to the S-300PMU1 with range extended once again to 195 km with the introduction of the 48N6E2 missile. system is apparently capable against not just short range ballistic missiles, but now also medium range tactical ballistic missiles.

The S-300PMU2 can engage up to 6 targets simultaneously while providing guidance for up to 12 missiles - two missiles per target ensuring target kill. The S-300PMU2 Favorit can use the launcher unit 5P85TE and 5P85SE.
     
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