Rosoboronexport is set to export its top anti-missile defence system, S-400 Triumf almost simultaneously to Asian rivals India and China.
Russia’s arms exporting monopoly Rosoboronexport expects to sign a contract with India 'soon' on the delivery of S-400 air defense missile systems, its chief executive Alexander Mikheyev said at the Paris Air Show 2017 on Wednesday.
"Rosoboronexport is carrying out pre-contractual work with Indian partners. We are discussing the technical issues of the deliveries. I can assure you that both our company and the Indian side are set to sign the contract soon," Mikheyev told journalists.
An agreement on the delivery of S-400 anti-missile and anti-aircraft systems to India was signed by the Russian and Indian governments in October 2016.
Regarding China he said, "The S-400 Triumf systems will be delivered to China in strict compliance with the contract concluded between Rosoboronexport and the Chinese side.
While China has already signed up to buy 5 units of the S-400 system worth an estimated US$3 billion, the value of the Indian contract, for six systems will only be known after India and Russia sign a contract.
The S-400 system is designed to destroy aircraft, medium range cruise and ballistic missiles and can also be used against ground targets.
Russia announced at Paris Air Show that it is planning to modernize India's Su-30MKI multirole fighters with help from Italy. "In cooperation with the Italian side, we will start modernizing Indian Su-30MKIs," Russian Rosoboronexport CEO Alexander Mikheev said during a news conference Monday, in comments quoted mostly by the Russian media
Safran Helicopter Engines has received EASA engine type certification for its Ardiden 3G engine, which powers Russian Helicopters' Ka-62. The helicopter made its official maiden flight on 25 May 2017
Russian military personnel has carried out a launch of a missile interceptor Friday from the Sary-Shagan test site in Kazakhstan. On Friday, June 16, a joint crew of Russias air and missile defense force and representatives of the manufacturer tested a missile interceptor
Russian is suspecting that United States is likely to attack Syrian soldiers with the HIMARS multiple rocket systems as Washington has earlier moved the launchers to the al-Tanf military base in Syria from Jordan. However, "the range of the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System (HIMARS) is not enough to support the US-backed units of the Syrian Democratic Forces fighting against the Islamic State terror group in Raqqa," , the Russian Defense Ministry said in a statement on Thursday
Russias S-400 ‘Triumf air defense missile systems deal with China is without tech transfer or license production. Moscow has begun the delivery of the S-400 systems to China under a 2014 contract, a government source disclosed to TASS Thursday
India and Russia have adopted a strategy framed by them for defence cooperation on Friday to concretize deals on frigates, S-400 air defence missile system and Kamov helicopters. India's Defence Minister Arun Jaitley, who is in Russia this week, co-chaired the 17th meeting of the India-Russia Intergovernmental Commission on Military-Technical Cooperation (IRIGC-MTC) on Friday with his Russian counterpart, General Sergei Shoigu
Egypt has unveiled its China-made multi-purpose supply vessel for specialized logistic navigation and to transport the new oil and gas from the Mediterranean Sea. The new ship, built by Guangzhou Wenchong Shipyard in China, will not be limited to providing navigation services as it will also work in the recently discovered Mediterranean Sea oil and gas fields, which will put Egypt on the same level with the major gas-producing and exporting countries
Qatar May Sign Euro 1.5B Deal with Nexter for 490 VBCI Armored
US Develops Plastic 14 times Stronger than Steel for Military Armor
China to Deploy Sharp Sword Stealth Drone on Type-001A Carrier by Year-end...
General Atomics MQ-9 Drone to Demo Target Identification using Artificial Intelligence
Israel to Modernise Ukrainian MiG-29 Jets for $440M
MiG-35 Shows Off New AESA Radar at MAKS 2019
Su-57’s Technology predecessor, the Su-47 ‘Berkut’ Displayed at MAKS 2019
Russia Unveils its Biggest Ever Drone to Compete with US Global Hawk
Artificial Intelligence (AI) is rapidly permeating the defence industry to aid and improve human decision-making
Upgrade of Russias Sukhoi Su-30SM fighters to equip them with armaments, radar, sensors and engines from the more powerful Su-35...
US companies sanctioned by China for supplying weapons to Taiwan may be denied rare earth elements (REEs), which have critical...
While the US F-35 stealth aircraft has become one the fastest selling fighter jets in the world aircraft market, thanks...
Russian state-run Almaz-Antey has released additional data on its latest export-version of Buk-M3 Viking air defense missile system (ADMS)
The MiG-29, one of Russias most exported military jet has been upgraded in India that expands its capabilities from an...