24 Jun '16, 4am

India to Fast Track Critical Defense Deals Including S-400 Defense System

India to Fast Track Critical Defense Deals Including S-400 Defense System

The Defense Acquisition Council (DAC) under the chairmanship of Defense Minister Manohar Parrikar will have a decisive discussion on projects greater than 15 billion dollars on Saturday. High on the agenda is the procurement of Russia made S-400 air defense systems and armed unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) including some indigenously made guns. Sources from the Ministry of Defense have said that India wants to fast track these critical purchases as some of the projects have been long pending. Russia formally offered its S-400 surface to air defense missile system to India in April this year. The DAC has not met in the last three months but, in May, Parrikar hinted in Parliament that the procurement would be completed soon. "The five firing units of S-400 LRSAM system are planned for induction in the Indian Air Force between 2017-2022." In a DAC meeting held on 17th Decembe...

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