The Defence Acquisition Council of India approved the purchase of five S-400 LRSAM system (Triumf Missile System) along with associated equipment and missiles from Russia.
This information was given by Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar in a written reply to Shri N Gokula Krishnan in Parliament today, Business Standard reported.
The cost of the deal has not been divulged but according to Sputnik, India is likely to pay approximately USD 6 billion for five S400 units.
According to Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar, "The five firing units of the S-400 Long Range Surface to Air Missile system are planned for induction in Indian Air Force in the 13th plan period (2017-2022)."
S-400 has better performance parameters compared to S-300 on account of (i) maximum and minimum target engagement range, (ii) minimum target engagement altitude, (iii) maximum speed of target engaged, (iv) number of targets engaged simultaneously, (v) maximum radar cross-section of targets engaged, and (vi) deployment time.
Russias state corporation Rostec has denied reports that the contract has been signed for the delivery of the Triumph S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to India. “A contract for delivering the Triumph S-400 anti-aircraft missile systems to India is not yet concluded,” Sergey Chemezov, director-general of the Rostec State Corporation told journalists on Wednesday, TASS reported
Russia and India have signed an agreement for the supply of five S-400 air defense systems. "We've signed that agreement,” Indian Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar told reporters Wednesday
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
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Indias state-owned Bharat Electronics (BEL) is expecting to sign a contract for next seven Long Range Surface-to-Air Missile (LRSAM) systems for the Navys P-17A stealth frigates program. “BEL has already signed a contract for the first four systems
India will be signing a $5.8 billion contract with Russia on Saturday to acquire five new generation Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems
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