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What is definitively known about the S-500 is that it is of very high priority to Russian president Vladimir Putin and that it presented publicly as primarily a high-altitude defense system.
Russia’s fearsome new S-500 air and missile defense system has apparently entered production—and is setting new records for missile engagement range.
(This first appeared last month.)
The next generation weapon is designed to supplement Moscow’s already potent...
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