Russia begins supply of superior S-400 missile techniques to India – Moscow

Russia has begun supplying India with state-of-the-art S-400 cell air protection missile techniques beneath the phrases of a contract signed in 2018. Moscow has already delivered the top-of-the-range weaponry to China and Turkey.

“The deliveries of the S-400 equipment for India have started, and are proceeding according to schedule,” the top of Russia’s Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation (FSMTC), Dmitry Shugayev, advised RIA Novosti. 

The worth of the exports quantities to $5.four billion.

The deal may doubtlessly make India responsible for penalties owing to the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) legislation. The 2017 laws imposed sanctions on Russia in response to alleged meddling within the 2016 presidential election. Iran and North Korea had been additionally focused, for various acknowledged causes.

In October, a bunch of US senators launched a invoice that will exempt India, which Washington has drawn nearer to amid the rise of China, from sanctions for getting the S-400s.

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