The Answer Is Ukraine. Russia has deployed in Crimea-400

Ответ Украине. Россия развернула в Крыму С-400

The s-400 Triumf

The second tier of the SAM is designed to shoot down aerial objects from Ukraine.

Russia deployed in Crimea, the second division is antiaircraft-rocket complexes With-400. He will control the airspace over the Gulf Sivash separating annexed the Peninsula and mainland Ukraine.

The Kremlin said that such a step has pushed them to “sabotage the Russian-Ukrainian border”.

Корреспондент.net understood, what Russia cuts off Crimea from Ukraine.


Response to the Ukrainian missiles

Press Secretary of the President of Russia Dmitry Peskov said that the deployment of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400 in the Crimea called “provocative subversive activity” on the Russian-Ukrainian border.

“The adoption of the Russian side to take all necessary steps to ensure their safety should not be perceived as a threat to anyone, and should be seen as ensuring their own safety, to which, of course, the Russian side has the full sovereign right”, – said Peskov.

On the eve of Russia in Sevastopol launched a second division is antiaircraft-rocket complexes With-400.

SAM will control the airspace on the border with mainland Ukraine over the Sivash Gulf, and cities of Armyansk and Chongar, where the administrative border and checkpoint.

Media, citing a source in the Russian security services in Crimea, wrote that the task of the second division of s-400 is obnaruzheniya and, if necessary, the destruction of “aerial objects from Ukraine that threaten the Crimea”.

Ответ Украине. Россия развернула в Крыму С-400
Missile Ukraine near the Crimea, November-December 2016

The source also stressed that “Ukraine not only increases aggressive rhetoric against the Crimea”, but also conducts tests of cruise missiles.

“These manoeuvres pose to Peninsula the danger because the trajectory of their flight almost unpredictable,” the source told RIA Novosti.

Therefore, said the employee of the power structures in Crimea continues to form a layered air defence system.

In the state Duma of Russia has placed the second battalions of s-400 in the Crimea called “a warning signal to Ukrainian makers of cruise missiles”.

They also stressed that divisions of s-400, located in different parts of the Crimea, forming a dense ring of defenses without “dead zones”.


Russian troops in the Crimea

In early November of 2017, the chief of the General staff of Russia Valery Gerasimov announced that in the Crimea, created a self-sufficient group of Russian troops.

Into its composition entered the naval base, army corps and two divisions, one aviation, and the second defense, which includes division C-400 in the area of Feodosia. New battalions deployed in Sevastopol.

Anti-aircraft missile system s-400 Triumf, is designed to destroy all modern and promising means of aerospace attack.

Triumph can of hitting aerodynamic targets at ranges up to 400 km and tactical ballistic targets at ranges up to 60 km: cruise missiles airplanes tactical and strategic aircraft, ballistic missile warheads.

In Crimea Russia has deployed the 31st division of air defense of Military space forces, composed of the 12th anti-aircraft missile regiment 18th anti-aircraft missile regiment with the point of a constant dislocation in Feodosia.

Crimea is a system of radar intelligence in the form of a third radio engineering regiment, stationed in Lyubimovka.

In addition, on the annexed Peninsula has over-the-horizon radar Sunflower, and at Cape Chersonese Russia is building the radar system of missile attack warning Voronezh.

Russia has listed the advantages of American radar

Fighter aviation cover of the Crimea ensures the 27th combined air division in Belbek in the composition of the 37-th mixed aviation regiment with su-24M and su-25 and 38th fighter aviation regiment with su-27 and su-30M.

Even in 2014, APU said that Russia has deployed to Crimea missile systems Iskander, the main purpose of which is to destroy air and missile defense systems of the enemy, and the most important objects, cover them.

The American military-political publication the National Interest believes Iskander the most dangerous weapon of Russia. The extent of the damage from his stroke is compared with the result of a bombing by NATO aircraft.

In addition, deployed in the Crimea self-propelled air defense missile-gun complex ground-based and sea-based Shell, designed for middle cover civil and military facilities from all modern and promising means of air attack.

Can also carry out protection defended object from ground and surface threats.

Russia said the restoration division coastal missile silo complex Rock near Balaklava.

This complex is in the external target designation may cover a coastline of several hundred kilometers. Powerful shaped-charge high-explosive or nuclear warhead can disable one rocket ship of any class.

March 15, 2015 it became known that in March 2014 Russia has deployed on the Peninsula several complexes Bastion.