Contract to supply anti-aircraft missile system s-400 in India is not yet signed, consultations are under way. As reported RIA Novosti, said the Director for international cooperation and regional policy of the state Corporation “rostec” Viktor Kladov at the exhibition Aero India — 2017, which opened in Bangalore.
Earlier, in October 2016, was signed the intergovernmental framework agreement on the supply of a large batch of weapons from Russia to India. Among other things, the agreement provided for the purchase of anti-aircraft missile systems s-400.
In December 2015, the defense Ministry of India has approved the possible purchase of Russian dvuhpilonnogo five regiments of s-400 system and six thousand rockets for a total of about six billion dollars.
S-400 “Triumph” long-range multi-channel anti-aircraft missile system, equipped with several types of missiles of various ranges. Developed in 2000-e years in the NGO “Almaz” under the leadership of Alexander Leman, develops solutions used in the system s-300PMU-2 “Favorit”. Adopted in 2007.
According to the manufacturer, the s-400 is capable of hitting all available means of air attack, including aircraft, helicopters, unmanned aerial vehicles, cruise missiles and tactical ballistic missiles with maximum speeds up to 4.8 kilometers per second.
The launch customer of the s-400 system is China, in the fall of 2014, it has acquired six divisions in excess of three billion dollars.