Morpheus Eberhardt wrote:S-400, Triumf
A "standard" S-400, Triumf battalion [дивизион (divizion), not дивизия (diviziya, division)] includes 6 batteries (батарея, batareya), each comprising up to 12 four-missile (large missiles) launchers.
This migth be. But in reality the number of Battalions in a RGT is much less (2-3).
The problem is that in the early days of S-300P they had just about 2 TELs in each Battalion due to the less capable guidance Radar (30N6) regarding electronic & SW.
To overcome this an early RGT had some 6 Battalions or more at one or two sites. Nowadays a single 92N6 can support 6/8/ or even 12 TELs.
So there is no need to have too many Battalions in a RGT in order to keep the No of launchers at equal level. So generally we see 2-3 Battalions in a RGT.
It is helpful to clear up the shortform of the things like you did in your post and not become crazy. But who shall do this in a mandatory manner :-) - maybe franco.
Basically we have (S-300V as well) a "big unit" which includes several "small units".
For S-300P/S-400 this is Regiment (RGT) and Battalion (BN) - maybe even divided into divisions (2 or 3) =unit or classic Battery.
For the S-300V this is more tricky. Some of the "Big units" called Brigade (e.g. 202nd) and some Regiment (like 1544th).
For these "big units" JANES defined up to 4 of the "smaller units" (Battery or maybe Battalion), each with some 6 TELs.
Counting the visible equipment over a long period at a given location it seems that the BGD/RGT often have only 2 Batts.
It is hard to keep consistent with these shortforms :-) and that makes a discussion about numbers so difficult...this counts also for the media releases!!! If you just copy what they wrote then there is even more confusion.