New Iranian Missile Facility May Be Under Construction in Syria

New Iranian Missile Facility May Be Under Construction in Syria

On August 30, geospatial imaging and intelligence firm ImageSat International released aerial imagery of a suspected Iranian surface-to-surface missile (SSM) facility under construction outside Wadi Jahannam in northwestern Syria. Israeli…

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Russian Forces Receive New S-400 Regiment

Last month, Russian forces have received a new S-400 Triumf air and missile defense regiment. The Russian defense firm Almaz-Antey announced that it “delivered a new regiment set of S-400…

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

Turkey Might Procure S-400 Sooner Than Planned

On August 21, Russia’s Interfax newswire reported that Turkey will receive the S-400 Triumf air defense system from Russia in 2019 instead of 2020, as initially announced last year. Turkey…

China Accepts S-400 Delivery

China Accepts S-400 Delivery

Last week, China officially accepted S-400 Triumf air defense systems from Russia in an acceptance certificate. Elements of the systems were sent in January and delivered to China in April and May. In an…

Russia, Qatar Discuss S-400 Sale

Russia, Qatar Discuss S-400 Sale

On July 21, Russian Ambassador to Qatar Nurmakhmad Kholov told Russian news agency TASS that Qatar and Russia had been discussing the sale of the S-400 Triumf missile system. In…

India Will Proceed with S-400 Deal with Russia

India Will Proceed with S-400 Deal with Russia

On July 13, Indian Minister of Defence Nirmala Sitharaman announced that India will continue pursuing its deal with Russia to procure the S-400 Triumf air defense system. The decision comes…

Russia Completes S-400 Interceptor Trials

Russia Completes S-400 Interceptor Trials

On July 3, Russian news source TASS stated that “Russia has completed the state trials of the 40N6E long-range missile for the S-400 air defense system,” according to “a source…

US Would Sanction Turkey Over S-400 Acquisition

US Would Sanction Turkey Over S-400 Acquisition

On June 26, Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Dr. A. Wess Mitchell stated that the United States would sanction Turkey under Section 231 of the CAATSA…

India, Russia Sign S-400 Price Agreement

India, Russia Sign S-400 Price Agreement

On May 30, India and Russia finalized a price agreement for Indian procurement of the S-400 Triumf (NATO: SA-21 Growler). No public announcement of the price agreement has been made,…