Russia Deploys Additional Anti-Aircraft Missiles in Crimea

Breitbart.com reports: “The Russian military deployed additional S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries in Crimea after seizing Ukrainian ships last week, according to satellite images obtained by Fox News on Monday.

An intelligence report by ImageSat International appears to show how Russia prepared the infrastructure for the S-400 battery over recent months, well before last weekend’s naval encounters amid talk of a possible Russian invasion.

Images captured in April 2018 show an empty site, while others taken in early November show construction of eight S-400 batteries as well as two radar systems and several large trucks. Experts believe one of those trucks carried the missiles.

The S-400 battery is one of the world’s most powerful anti-aircraft weapon systems, with a range of up to 250 miles and a maximum altitude of almost 19 miles. It is intended to take down any kind of aerial threat, from aircraft to cruise and ballistic missiles…”

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