Russian S-400 will begin to be delivered to India by yearend: Producer

Compared to the S-400, the S-500 surface-to-air missile systems, also known as 55R6M Triumfator-M, will be capable of detecting virtually every type of warplane, including small unmanned drones and low-flying cruise missiles, within a range of up to 600 kilometers (373 miles). Sketched by the Pan Pacific Agency.

KUBINKA, Aug 24, 2021, TASS. Air defense systems S-400 will begin to be provided to India by the end of his year. At the moment personnel training is underway, the deputy CEO of the air and space defense concern Almaz-Antey, Vyacheslav Dzirkaln, told the media on the sidelines of the International Military-Technical Forum Army-2021 on Monday, according to the TASS.

“I can confirm that by the end of this year we will begin supplies in accordance with the timetable and contractual obligations of the Russian side,” Dzirkaln said.

Currently, Indian military personnel is being trained in using the S-400.

“As far as instruction is concerned, we are through with training the first group of specialists. Another one is being instructed. I would prefer not to mention the number of trainees. The results shown by the Indian specialists trained in the first group were rather high,” Dzirkaln stressed.

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