1 December 2015
"Right now it is the only system in the world capable of intercepting any kind of ballistic missile coming from any direction, including missiles specifically designed to bypass missile defense systems," Cheburin revealed in a Monday interview with Russian media.
He also added that the Russian Aerospace Defense Forces are about to upgrade the Moscow missile defense facilities.
"The Moscow missile defense system is a complex automated network which includes both information and weapon systems. The missile defense forces under my command are directly responsible for the combat readiness of the entire system," he said.
The colonel also mentioned
that the missile defense elements
protecting the Russian capital
are directly linked to the
ballistic missile early warning
and space monitoring systems.