The Pentagon has accused of lying about the Russian air defense

the Pentagon questioned the effectiveness of the Russian air defense system in an attempt to dissuade Turkey from purchasing anti-aircraft missile systems s-400. This writes the National Interest, citing American officials.

According to the publication, United States and its allies at the same time invest hundreds of billions of dollars to bypass the Russian defenses and to convince Ankara not to buy the s-400.

Experts believe that at the meeting of Senate on defence and security, Pentagon officials will tell about the threats s-300 and s-400 to justify their budgets.

Earlier, on 14 April, the us military said that during missile attacks on targets in Syria did not record activity funds of the Russian air defense, stationed in the Republic.