S-400 Triumph: Russia to sell missile system to NATO member Turkey
Negotiations have been taking place since 2016 and now both sides have to deal with the money matter as each missile system costs $500 million.
According to CEO of Rostec Corporation Sergey Chemezov, Ankara is ready to buy the S-400 Triumph with a loan if it’s granted by Moscow.
Meanwhile, Turkey also wants to get joint production of the anti-ballistic missile system on its territory. Yet Russia isn’t ready to agree on this issue.
The S-400 Triumph (or SA-21 Growler) is capable of intercepting all types of warplanes and rockets, including fifth generation fighter jets and ballistic missiles, at a range of 400 km.
It’s also the only system in the world that can hit targets at heights ranging from five meters to 40 km.
Source: RIA Novosti