Russia has moved some advanced air defense systems to the Arctic in order to increase the capabilities of the country’s Northern Fleet, according to Russia’s Sputnik News.

“A division of air defense of the Northern Fleet has adopted into service new S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems,” Vadim Serga, the fleet’s spokesperson, said on Friday.

The S-400 is a long-range surface-to-air missile system that can engage a variety of targets, including aircraft, drones, and other missiles. Triumph air defense missile systems can engage targets up to 250 miles away and at a maximum altitude of 18.6 miles.

via Russia Sending Air Defense Systems To Arctic – Business Insider.

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