Russia starts shipping S-400 air defence missile system to China - TASS cites source

A Russian S-400 missile blasts off at the shooting range of Kapustin Yar near Astrakhan, Russia, on Feb 12, 1999.
A Russian S-400 missile blasts off at the shooting range of Kapustin Yar near Astrakhan, Russia, on Feb 12, 1999.PHOTO: REUTERS

MOSCOW (Reuters) - Russia has started delivering its S-400 surface-to-air missile system to China under the terms of a contract signed in 2014, the TASS news agency cited an unnamed source in the Russian military-industrial complex as saying on Thursday (Jan 18).