Russian S-300 successfully shot down hypersonic weapons

The chief of the military air defense of the Armed Forces of Russia said that military-technical

experiments confirmed the ability of the S-300B4 anti-aircraft missile system to shoot down hypersonic targets.

These systems are already in service with unitsAir Defense (Air Defense) of Russia. According to the lieutenant general, covering troops and rear facilities from attacks by hypersonic weapons is extremely important. And it can provide S-300V4.

"Rossiyskaya Gazeta" notes that the contract forThe supply of these complexes to the troops was signed in 2012. The S-300B4 can hit all types of aerodynamic targets, as well as short and medium-range missiles. One such system is capable of simultaneously firing and destroying 24 aerodynamic targets, including invisible planes, or 16 ballistic missiles, at a distance of 400 kilometers.