Russia to supply India with S-400 missile system worth $6 billion

The S-400 air defense missile system is considered the most advanced of its kind in Russia


Xinhua /xinhua May 30, 2018
PHOTO COURTESY: NDTV

MOSCOW: Talks have completed on the Russian supply to India of S-400 air defense missile systems worth $5.93 billion the RIA Novosti news agency reported Wednesday.

The Russian media report said parties are now working on ways to bypass US sanctions against countries and companies cooperating with Russia.

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The official conclusion of the deal may be announced before the meeting between Russian President Vladimir Putin and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in October, the report said.

The S-400 'Triumf' air defense missile system is considered the most advanced of its kind in Russia, with a range of as far as 400 km and as high as 30 km.

 

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