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Supplying Iran with S-300 Systems
INSS Insight No. 126, August 26, 2009
Magen, Zvi, and Shapir, Yiftah S.
The talks between Iran and Russia over the supply of the S-300 defense
systems were public knowledge already in 1998, but despite various reports
over the years about a contract and the actual supply of the systems, it
seems that the contract was only signed in 2006 and was announced officially
by both the Iran and Russia in the course of 2007.
The S-300 is a long range aerial defense system that entered servi