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Russia S-400 missiles air defense systems to be delivered to India by 2025

Russia S-400 missiles air defense systems to be delivered to India by 2025

   Kautilya Academy    18-01-2020

Russia S-400 missiles air defense systems to be delivered to India by 2025

Russia S-400 missiles air defense systems to be delivered to India by 2025

Russia started the production of-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems for India. The five units will be delivered to India by2025.

Russia started the uction of S-400 long-range surface-to-air missile systems for India. The five units will be delivered to India by 2025. 

S-400 air defense missile systems

The S-400 air defense missile systems are among the best in the world. This will significantly bolster India’s air defense mechanism. In October 2018, India signed a USD 5 billion deal to buy the air defense missile systems. he S-400, an upgraded version of the S-300 previously been available to the Russian defense forces. It is manufactured by Almaz-Antey and has been in service in Russia since 2007.

The Triumf interceptor-based missile system can destroy incoming hostile aircraft, missiles and even drones at ranges of up to 400 km. S-400 is known as Russia most advanced long-range surface-to-air missile defence system.The US imposed sanctions on Russia under the stringent Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). The law also provides for punitive action against countries purchasing defence hardware from Russia. India and Russia finalised a broad agreement for the joint venture between Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) and two Russian defence majors for production of Kamov helicopters.



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