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Turkey’s delivery of Russian S-400 system completed

A statement by Defense Ministry announced that the final parts of the second battery of Russian missile defense system arrived at Murted Airbase on Sunday.
16.09.2019 - 08:51

The final parts of the second battery of Russian S-400 missile defense system have arrived in capital Ankara, Turkish Defense Ministry said on Sunday.

TRAINING PROCESS WILL BEGIN

Noting that the delivery process for the second S-400 battery started on Aug. 27, the ministry said the transfer was completed at Murted Airbase on Sunday.

The delivery of the first battery equipment was made on July 12-25, it added.

Currently, the installation of the system is underway and Turkish military personnel are being trained on the use of the system. The system is projected to get operational in April 2020.