S-400 missile system
Type of Mobile surface-to-air missile/anti-ballistic missile system
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The S-400 Triumf, previously known as the S-300PMU-3, is an anti-aircraft weapon system developed in the 1990s by Russia's Almaz Central Design Bureau as an upgrade of the S-300 family. It has been in service with the Russian Armed Forces since 2007.
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Training of Indian military specialists for S-400 air defence systems to begin in RussiaBoth India and Russia are jointly working on number of projects on production of military equipment, components and spare parts.
India's induction of S-400 missile systems will further strengthen strategic partnership: Russian envoyIndia’s impending induction of the advanced S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems will usher in “a new stage in our bilateral strategic partnership”, said Russian ambassador Nikolay..
Indian military team to leave for Russia soon to train on operational aspects of S-400 missiles
US curbs loom, but India works to induct Russia S-400 systemsUndeterred by the threat of US sanctions, India is going full steam ahead with its induction plan for the advanced S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems from Russia. Ahead of the deliveries..
'India pursues independent foreign policy': MEA on US warning against S-400 purchaseIndia has been pursuing an independent foreign policy based on national security interest which also applies to its defence acquisition and supplies, ministry of external affairs said on Friday, after..
US envoy warns India on S-400 deal with Russia, says New Delhi needs to take 'tough decisions'The US envoy also warned New Delhi that it would have to choose between a tradeoff and high-tech US military hardware.
US irked by India's deal with Russia for S-400 air defence system, warns of sanctionsThe report warns that due to the S-400 deal, the US may impose sanctions on India under the 'Counting America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act'.
India's S-400 deal with Russia may trigger US sanctions: Congressional reportIndia's multi-billion dollar deal to purchase the Russian-made S-400 air defence system may trigger US sanctions on New Delhi, a US Congressional report has warned. The Congressional Research..
Russia backs S-400 for India amid US sanction threat
Working hard to ensure early supply of S-400 missile systems to India: RussiaRussia on Thursday said it was working "very hard" to advance the supply of the S-400 surface-to-air missiles to India even though the delivery of the first batch of the weapons system is scheduled by..
Rajnath Singh's Moscow visit: Russia to deliver on Indian request for defence equipment in 2-3 monthsWhile the Indian request is for daily requirement defence equipment, the sources said no request for urgent delivery of S400 or SU 30 has been made.
Turkey says deployment of Russian defences delayed, but will happenTurkey's planned deployment of Russian S-400 missile defences has been delayed by the coronavirus outbreak but will ultimately go ahead, President Tayyip Erdogan's spokesman said on Thursday.
Coronavirus outbreak not to affect S-400 deliveries to India: Indian Ambassador to Russia
Turkey says U.S. offering Patriot missiles if S-400 not operatedThe United States has offered to sell Turkey its Patriot missile defense system if Ankara promises not to operate a rival Russian system, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said, in what he called a..
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. softening stance on Patriot systemsTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that the United States was softening its stance on a potential sale of U.S. Patriot defense systems, adding that Washington had asked Ankara to guarantee it will..
U.S. divided over support for Turkey in Syria, Jeffrey saysThere is no unanimity in Washington over support for Turkey in Syria's Idlib because of Ankara's purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems, U.S. envoy James Jeffrey said on Thursday.
Turkey's S-400 purchase serious concern for the United States, Jeffrey saysTurkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defence systems is a very serious concern as Washington considers what support to offer over Syria's Idlib, the U.S. special representative for the region James..
Turkey will activate Russian S-400 missile systems: ministerTurkish Defense Minister Hulusi Akar said on Thursday that Turkey will activate the S-400 missile systems which it has bought from Russia and there should be "no doubt" about this.
Turkey says Syria dispute won't affect Russian S-400 defense dealTurkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Saturday that differences over Syria should not affect Ankara's relations with Moscow or disrupt its contract for the purchase of Russian S-400 missile..
'Russian S-400 missile delivery to India to begin by end-2021'India signed a $5 billion deal for S-400 missiles in 2018, drawing warnings from the United States that such an acquisition would trigger sanctions as part of a wider programme against Russia.
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Delivery of S-400 missile systems to India to begin by end of 2021: Russian officialRussia will begin the delivery of the S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India by the end of 2021 and there will be no delay in execution of the project, a top Russian official said on Wednesday.
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Turkish foreign minister says Russian S-400 air defense no threat to NATOTurkish foreign minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday that Russia's S-400 air defense system was compatible with NATO, which needed to set up a working group to study it.
All S-400 missiles to be delivered to India by 2025: Russian deputy chief of missionRussian deputy chief of mission Roman Babushkin on Friday said all S-400 air defence missile systems will be delivered to India by 2025. The production of S-400 missiles to be delivered to India has..
Turkey, Russia 'very close' to second missile defense dealTurkey could finalize terms for delivery of a second consignment of S-400 advanced missile defenses from Russia by April when the first batch will be ready to operate, Ankara's defense industry chief..
Turkey says U.S. sanctions will not affect Ankara's use of Russian S-400sU.S. legislation to impose sanctions against Turkey will not impact Ankara's use of the Russian S-400 missile defense system even if it passes Congress, Turkish presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin..
U.S. Senate committee approves Turkey sanctions billA U.S. Senate committee backed legislation on Wednesday to impose sanctions on Turkey after its offensive in northern Syria and plans to buy a Russian S-400 missile system, the latest move in the..
Turkey will retaliate against any U.S. sanctions: foreign ministerTurkey will retaliate if the United States takes negative steps against it, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Wednesday when asked about the prospect of Washington imposing sanctions over..
Russia plans to set up Arctic air defense 'dome' with S-400 missilesRussia plans to establish an air defense "dome" across its polar region by arming all of its Northern Fleet's Arctic divisions with S-400 missile batteries, a Russian naval commander said on Monday.
Russia, Turkey working on new S-400 missile contract: InterfaxRussia and Turkey are working on a contract for the delivery of a new batch of Russian S-400 missile systems, the Interfax news agency cited a senior official at a Russian military cooperation agency..
Trump says he is looking at sanctions against Turkey over S-400 missile dealPresident Donald Trump said on Tuesday he was looking at imposing sanctions on Turkey over its purchase of a Russian missile system, blaming his predecessor for not selling Ankara a U.S. missile..
Turkey says Russian S-400s will not be integrated into NATO systemsTurkey will not integrate Russian S-400 missile systems into the NATO security or air defense systems, presidential spokesman Ibrahim Kalin told a forum, the state-run Anadolu Agency reported on..
Pompeo: Turkey's actions over Russian weapons system 'concerning'Turkey's actions regarding its use of the Russian-made S-400 missile defense system are "concerning," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters on Tuesday.
Russia hopes to agree new S-400 missile deal with Turkey next yearRussia hopes to seal a deal to supply Turkey with more S-400 missile systems in the first half of next year, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Alexander Mikheev, said in an..
Turkey says it made no promises about not installing Russian S-400s: AnadoluTurkey has given no promises to anyone about not installing or using Russian S-400 missile defense systems, Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu was cited as saying by state media on Tuesday, despite a..
Erdogan: efforts to solve S-400 row with U.S. to continue until April: NTVPresident Tayyip Erdogan said Turkish and U.S. officials would conduct efforts until April to resolve a dispute between the two countries over Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 defense systems,..
Russia, Turkey may sign new contract on S-400 systems in 2020: RIARussia plans to sign a new contract with Turkey to supply its S-400 surface-to-air missile systems in the first half of 2020, the head of Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport, Alexander Mikheev,..
Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite U.S. pressure: mediaTurkish F-16 warplanes will fly over the country's capital Ankara on Monday to test its new Russian S-400 missile defenses, Turkish media said, despite pressure from Washington for Turkey to drop the..
Turkey needs to 'get rid of' Russian S-400 system to overcome impasse with U.S. - U.S. officialTurkey needs to "get rid of" the Russian S-400 missile defense system it purchased, a senior State Department official said on Thursday, to overcome a standoff with Washington, which says the..
Erdogan says he told Trump Turkey will not give up Russian S-400sPresident Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday he told U.S. President Donald Trump during talks in Washington last week that Turkey would not give up on the Russian S-400 missile defenses it procured this..
Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them asideTurkey bought S-400 missile defense systems from Russia to use them, not put them aside, the head of the Turkish Defense Industry Directorate said on Saturday, days after talks between President Tayyip..
Turkey says it will not step back from its purchase of Russian defensesTurkey will not step back from its purchase of Russian S-400 missile defense systems, a senior aide to President Tayyip Erdogan said on Friday, two days after talks with U.S. President Donald Trump.
Russia plans to deliver S-400 missile systems to India on schedule: PutinRussia plans to deliver the S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India as per schedule, President Vladimir Putin has said, amidst warnings from the US against the deal. India announced its intention..
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Putin: Russia to deliver S-400 missiles to India as plannedRussia plans to deliver S-400 surface-to-air missile systems to India on schedule, President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday.
Russia's Putin discussed S-400 missile-defense system with India's ModiRussian President Vladimir Putin said on Thursday he had discussed supplying Russian S-400 missile defense system to India with Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
U.S. wrong to push Turkey to drop Russian defenses: ErdoganTurkey's president Tayyip Erdogan said Washington was not right to propose that Ankara get rid of the Russian S-400 missile defenses it purchased, calling it an infringement of sovereign rights,..
Turkey's Erdogan says U.S. proposal to drop Russian defenses not right: NTVTurkish President Tayyip Erdogan said that a U.S. proposal for Ankara to get rid of the Russian S-400 missile defenses it purchased is not right and an infringement of sovereign rights, according to..
U.S. should resolve issues involving Turkey's purchase of Russian missiles: White HouseThe United States needs to resolve issues involving Turkey's purchase of Russian S-400 air defense system to achieve progress on other fronts, the White House said on Wednesday during a visit by..
Trump expects to 'work something out' with Erdogan, Senators on F-35sPresident Donald Trump said on Wednesday he and Turkish President Tayipp Erdogan were talking about the F-35 fighter jet program with Republican U.S. senators, after Washington removed Turkey from the..