Military deploys the Russian state of the art RADAR defence system

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Military deploys the Russian state of the art RADAR defence system

VYLKINO - The first Russian link next-generation Konteyner over-the-horizon radar system has entered combat duty in the country's republic of Mordovia, Lt. Gen. Andrei Demin, the commander of the 1st Air and Anti-Ballistic Missile Defense Army link of the Russian link Aerospace Forces, told journalists on Sunday link.

The radar system was deployed for trial duty on December link 1, 2018 link, but fully enters into combat duty only now.

"Now we [can] see the opponent's possible strikes from link several hundred to two thousand kilometers [1,242 miles] up to the border link in real time. The station will conduct reconnaissance incessantly. It is capable of monitoring the situation in the western and southern aerospace directions," Demin said.

He added that it would detect deck aircraft launches in the Baltic, Black, and Mediterranean seas, launches of tactical aircraft, mass launches of cruise missiles, and even single launches of hypersonic missiles against Russian link targets.

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