Russia’s Next-Gen S-500 to Start Tests This Year

Teunis Felter
Written by Teunis Felter

Russia is gearing up to test the first prototypes of its next-generation Almaz Antey S-500 air and missile defense system. The S-500 Prometey—also known as the 55R6M Triumfator-M—is expected to be much more capable than the current S-400 Triumf.



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Teunis Felter

Teunis Felter

Teunis Felter has over 20 years experience as an author, editor, and scientist. When not exploring outside, he enjoys reading history, researching genealogy, and civilly discussing politics.