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In the occupied Crimea, an airborne assault battalion was created in the structure of the Airborne Forces of the Russian Federation, according to the commander of the Russian Airborne Forces Colonel-General Andrei Serdyukov.

“On December 1, organizational measures have finished for the formation of a separate assault battalion of the Novorossiysk airborne assault division (mountain) with the deployment location in the city of Feodosiya, the Crimea,” he noted.

QHA reported that the Russian Federation intended to deploy another anti-aircraft defense system in the occupied Crimea, reinforced by the Triumf mount.

Earlier, the occupation troops of the Russian Federation put an anti-aircraft missile regiment armed with the Triumf system on combat duty in January. The armament of the guards anti-aircraft missile Sevastopol-Feodosiya regiment of the invaders was replenished with the air defense system S-400 Triumf in 2016.

Reference: S-400 Triumf is a Russian long-range anti-aircraft missile system designed to destroy air-space attackers. Each mount can provide simultaneous firing of up to 36 targets with a range of up to 72 rockets. The S-400 can hit cruise missiles, helicopters and airplanes, as well as ballistic targets flying at a speed of up to 4.8 kilometers per second at altitudes from several meters to several dozen kilometers.

Source: RIA Novosti

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