Turkish F-16 fighters met with Russian S-300PMU-1 systems


The Greek military used the Russian S-300PMU-1 anti-aircraft missile systems to protect its airspace from Turkish F-16 fighters, which appeared 7 km from the Greek border. It is reported by Defense Arabic resource.


The Russian-made air defense missile systems took Turkish aircraft for escort and carried them as long as the radar range allowed.

This event should be viewed in context the next round confrontation between Ankara and Athens.

Today Greece is one of the few NATO countries armed with Russian anti-aircraft systems. Given the good training of the Greek military personnel for the operation of the S-300PMU-1, if necessary, they may well use the air defense system in combat conditions, which can have unpredictable consequences.

The S-300PMU-1 system was put into service in the Russian Federation in 1993. The main improvement over the S-300P is the use of the 48N6 missile - it has an upgraded hardware and can hit airborne objects moving at speeds up to 6450 km / h. The range of destruction of enemy aircraft - 150 km, ballistic targets - about 40 km.

The purpose of the S-300PMU-1 complex is to combat aircraft, short-range ballistic missiles, as well as deter medium-range tactical ballistic missiles. The warranty period of the complex is 25 years.
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  1. Sapsan136 Offline Sapsan136
    Sapsan136 (Sapsan136) 24 July 2020 12: 58
    +5
    So let's see how the Sultan's adventures will end. I remember that the last skirmish between the Greek Air Force and the Turkish Air Force ended with the fact that the Greeks sent a couple of Turks to swim in the Mediterranean Sea, and the supposedly invincible, Turkey's newest electronic warfare complex, Coral, found its inglorious end in Libya.
  2. Vladimir_ Voronov (Vladimir) 24 July 2020 13: 46
    +4
    Erdogan quarreled with so many states: Egypt, Greece, Syria, Iran, Armenia, France, etc., that even if everyone folds in a "cuff" - you will be tortured to fight back. What is he hoping for? Great Turkey may not work, but a new state - Kurdistan - is so easy.
    1. ustal51 Offline ustal51
      ustal51 (Alexander) 25 July 2020 10: 50
      -1
      The main thing is that Constantinople should appear ...
      1. commbatant Offline commbatant
        commbatant (Sergei) 26 July 2020 23: 18
        0
        Quote: ustal51
        The main thing is that Constantinople should appear ...

        And who will be its copyright holder? Not the ones who handed the tomos to Ukraine?
        1. nov_tech.vrn Offline nov_tech.vrn
          nov_tech.vrn (Michael) 27 July 2020 13: 59
          +1
          The tomos was drawn by a six, a captain of the Turkish army and a Turkish citizen who hides his tongue in ..ne while Erdogan prays to Allah in St. Sophia.
  3. jekasimf Offline jekasimf
    jekasimf (jekasimf) 24 July 2020 15: 17
    0
    Another sensation. This time from Defense Arabic. What are the S-300 at a distance of 7 km? Took you for escort ?! Oh really! Just now?! Now, if they hit me, then wake me up ...
  4. boriz Offline boriz
    boriz (boriz) 25 July 2020 11: 58
    +2
    The warranty period of the complex is 25 years.

    The warranty period ends. And no one will renew it. And the S-400 (like the Turks) will not be sold because the Greeks merged all the data with the Jews and allowed their planes to practice around their S-300.
    1. Vladimir Tuzakov (Vladimir Tuzakov) 25 July 2020 13: 05
      +4
      Do not hesitate, they will sell everything, this is our government. As for Israel, they were provided with all the data from Moscow, which cannot be done only for relatives in Israel ...
    2. Bitter Offline Bitter
      Bitter (Gleb) 25 July 2020 22: 40
      0
      And no one will renew it.

      The Greeks have a subscription, if they do not refuse, it will automatically last. laughing
      This is real money, on regulations and maintenance. Who will refuse?
      And such advertising in the light of the growing export of high-tech weapons from Russia will not allow unilaterally refusing to extend the terms.
      1. boriz Offline boriz
        boriz (boriz) 25 July 2020 22: 42
        0
        The agreement probably contains a ban on the transfer of data to third countries.
        1. Bitter Offline Bitter
          Bitter (Gleb) 26 July 2020 00: 33
          +1
          These lines, and the mouths too, will be sealed with banknotes of a European bank.
    3. mellon37 Offline mellon37
      mellon37 (mellon37) 26 July 2020 02: 10
      +1
      Quote: boriz
      The warranty period of the complex is 25 years.

      The warranty period ends. And no one will renew it. And C 400 (like the Turks) will not be sold. Because the Greeks leaked all the data to the Jews and allowed their planes to train around their C 300.

      What is there to train on the P model, without pairing with our electronic warfare, radars and global guidance systems, distributing targets. There the Syrians with this first volley of Tomahawk 100% shot down or dropped only the S-200, S-125, Armor and Buk, so it's not about the S-300)))
      1. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
        Lawyer (Olaf) 30 July 2020 08: 01
        0
        Who told you about such monstrous results, higher than the technical parameters? :))
        But I was watching an Arab channel - after the American salvo everything on the ground burned and exploded there.
        They didn't shoot down ANYTHING AT ALL!
        Although, if you want to believe that the I-153 is, believe it. :)
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  6. Lawyer Offline Lawyer
    Lawyer (Olaf) 30 July 2020 07: 54
    0
    This was me once on a hare hunt - I led him, led him at sight ... Yes, the cartridges were damp, apparently.