Prometheus: Putin's new air defense United States and other Western States, 15 years ahead of its time

"The Moscow Times" and "Bulgaria military" reports about the new Russian air defense complex S-500 "Prometheus" - a System that is known to the world as a

Prometheus: Putin's new air defense United States and other Western States, 15 years ahead of its time

"The Moscow Times" and "Bulgaria military" reports about the new Russian air defense complex S-500 "Prometheus" - a System that is known to the world as an effective protection against satellites, hypersonic weapons and other hazards in the airspace.

completion much sooner than

Also thought Stealth Jets, so-called Stealth aircraft, should be an easy target for the new System. Chief of the air force and Colonel-General Sergei Surovikin, the S-500, described as "the first Generation of the space-defense systems". Actually, the System had been planned for the year 2025, and now it could presumably take place this year in the service.

"The S-500 can practically. all existing and wages air targets in the near space and in the atmosphere to destroy, therefore, it can solve strategic issues of missile defense In addition, it is a mobile System, which means that it can quickly be in any threatened area," said Igor Korotchenko, Director of the "Center for the Analysis of World Arms Trade".

technology surpasses the Rest of the world

in short, the air force is said complex is a true "all-eater", the competitive systems from the West was about 15 to 20 years. Already in 2019 suspected Chinese experts that it is the most advanced System of the Russian military and probably the whole world handle the S-500.

"Prometheus" should have a range of up to 600 kilometers, President Vladimir Putin spoke of the "ultra-high altitudes". These data suggest that the S-500 can also be used for the defense of meteorites or other celestial bodies to be used.

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Updated Date: 08 July 2020, 08:26

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