30 Jul '18, 4pm

Like Washington and Moscow: India to Set Up Missile Shield Around Delhi

Like Washington and Moscow: India to Set Up Missile Shield Around Delhi July 30, 2018 Sputnik News: Taking a cue from superpowers Russia and the United States, other countries are mulling similar advanced air defense systems to protect their big cities. India is working on a missile shield around its capital Delhi to make it immune to military or 9/11 attacks from aircraft, missiles and drones, The Times of India wrote. The Defense Ministry has approved the purchase of the National Advanced Surface to Air Missile System-II (NASAMS-II) worth around $1 billion from the US. Armed with the three-dimensional Sentinel radars, short- and medium-range missiles, launchers, fire distribution centers and command-and-control units to quickly detect, track and shoot down multiple airborne targets, the NASAMS is part of the air defense network guarding Washington D.C. Read the full article

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