Russia has prepared the draft copy of the agreement for the supply of S-400 air defense missile system.
Russian Federal Service for Military-Technical co-operation Deputy Chief, Vladimir Drozhzhov told media persons at DefExpo Tuesday that, " The FSMTC has prepared a draft agreement on the supply of S-400 systems to India and also passed it to our partners. We are awaiting responses from both."
India’s Reliance Defense had announced in December last year that it has entered into a manufacturing and maintenance partnership with Russian Almaz-Antey, manufacturer of the S-400 air defense missile system.
The Indian Defense Acquisition Council in December had cleared the purchase of five S-400 missile systems for an approximate $6 billion.
S-400 is an anti-aircraft system and comes with a mobile launcher and a threat detection radar/command center. The deal also includes purchase of about 6,000 missiles from Russia.
Russia will not move S-400 air defense system despite plans to withdraw bulk of Russian armed forces out of Syria. "In order to efficiently ensure security, including from the air, the most advanced air defence systems are needed," Kremlins Chief of staff, Sergei Ivanov was quoted as saying to Ria Novosti when asked if Russia would keep the air defense system in Syria
Almaz-Antey will deliver five regiment sets of the S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile systems to the Russian Defense Ministry ahead of schedule this year, the company press office said Monday. Almaz-Antey CEO Yan Novikov has said that "the works related to the preparations for the delivery of S-400 Triumf antiaircraft missile systems to the defense ministry this year are planned to be finished ahead of schedule: the 12th, 13th and 14th regiment sets of this system will arrive for the Russian Defense Ministry until the end of September 2016 while the 15th and the 16th sets will be delivered in October 2016,"...
Russias Aerospace Forces has received S-400 Triumph air defence missile system for Moscow and the Central Industrial District, the Russian Defence Ministry told local media on Monday. "A new regimental set of the S-400 Triumph air defence missile system has arrived by train at the place of permanent deployment in the Moscow region from the Kapustin Yar range in the Astrakhan region where systems live fire exercise was held," the ministry was quoted as saying by TASS
Russia has formally offered its S-400 Surface-to-air missile systems for $6 billion to India. A deal is likely to be signed within the next few weeks, the sources add
Russias Aerospace Forces will receive the sixth set of S-400 Triumph air defense missile systems by this year end, the Russian Defense Ministry press service said Sunday. "Within the framework of the rearmament with new samples of weapons and military equipment in 2016, one regimental set of the long-range S-400 Triumph air defense missile system and two battalion sets of the Pantsir-S short-to-medium range air defense gun-missile system have been delivered to the air defense formations of the Aerospace Forces
The Indian government has dismissed reports of buying missiles from outside rather than inducting indigenous ‘Akash missile in the Army. "Akash is already being inducted in Army and we are also developing very short missiles and till we develop them successfully, some missiles might have to be brought from outside," Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar was quoted as saying by NDTV Thursday
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