On March 10, Israel’s ImageSat International released fresh satellite images showing an S-400 position near Dzhankoi Airbase in the Russian Republic of Crimea. The images show several auxiliary components and launchers. A part of launches and auxiliary components as well as two radars have left the area in comparison with the previous images. Without these radars, the S-400 in Dzhankoi Aibase is not operational.
ImageSat International claims that there are three possible main reasons of this development:
According to other sources, most likely, S-400 crews are passing another round of exercises in the nearby area. Over the past few months, the Russian media reported multiple local drills and excersises conducted by various branches of the Russian military.
The S-400 position near Dzhankoi in December 2018:
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