Iran has got the first consignment of surface-to-air missiles for S-300 air defense complexes supplied by Russia earlier in 2016. The initial Russia-Iranian contract included delivery of at least five S-300 batteries.
The first delivery of the Russian S-300 systems was declared by Iran in April. Iran demonstrated some vehicles that are part of the S-300 system at a military parade on April 17 (the National Army Day).
According to the Iranian Air Defense Commander, Brigadier General Farzad Esmaili, all purchased S-300 systems will be fully functional by March 20, 2017.