Russia has received an official request from Serbia for supplies of S-300PMU-2 missile systems, consisting of a regimental command post and two missile battalions in 2021.
At present, the relevant organizations of the Russian defense industry are examining the query enjoying the possible strategical outpost of weapon system in the hart of Europe.
Officials at the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation, which supervises international cooperation in defense-related technologies, and executives at Almaz-Antei corporation refrained from comments on the information from the source.
Serbian Prime Minister Alexander Vucic said in April 2017 his country would like to have two battalions and the command point of the Russian anti-aircraft missile system S-300 Favorit.
The S-300PMU-2 Favorit is an anti-aircraft missile system with a capability for destroying targets at distances of up to 300 km and altitudes of up to 27 km.
S-300’s complexes have been exported in the past to Azerbaijan, Algeria, Iran, and China. According to media reports, Azerbaijan paid about $300 million for two battalion complexes of S-300PMU-2 Favorit missiles.
TASS / ABC Flash Point News 2018.