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The combat crews of the S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems, which are in service with the air defense forces of the Northern Fleet, will work out live firing at the Ashuluk range near Astrakhan. The divisions of several anti-aircraft missile regiments of the Kola air defense formation have already made a march from the Arctic to the Astrakhan region and set up a tent camp there.

In the course of live firing, which will become the main test of the combat readiness of the polar missile forces, the air defense soldiers of the Northern Fleet will work out the defeat of target missiles imitating various air targets.

The shooting will take place next week. The actions of the subordinate military personnel will be assessed by the command of the air defense division and the flagship specialists of the air force and air defense association of the Northern Fleet.

The S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems cover the main bases of the submarine and surface forces of the Northern Fleet. Also, these systems provide air defense in the Arctic from the point of permanent deployment on the Novaya Zemlya archipelago.

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