S 400 Triumf

Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-57E: Turkey may buy Russian fighters after losing the F-35 Lightning II to US sanction

Russia's Federal Service for Military and Technical Cooperation Director Dmitry Shugayev said on Wednesday that Turkey had initiated talks for buying the Sukhoi Su-35 and Su-57 fighters as the F-35 was no longer within its reach following the US sanction over S-400 Triumf air defence missile system.

Aug 29, 2019, 17:56 PM IST

S-400 Triumf missiles to reach India by 2023, advanced payment to Russia settled

S-400 Triumf is currently the most advanced long-range Surface-to-Air-Missile system in the world which can track targets 600 kilometres away and hit them at a range of 400 kms at an altitude of even 30 kms. The S-400 can engage targets independently as well as connect with other radars to receive data from them.

Aug 29, 2019, 16:00 PM IST

Turkey President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will assess Russia's Sukhoi Su-35 offer: Report

Apart from the Russian Air Force, the Sukhoi Su-35 is in service with China's  People's Liberation Army Air Force. Indonesia, too, has ordered 11 Su-35 jets. An earlier report in Russian media had claimed that Turkey was also eyeing the Sukhoi Su-57 and Chinese Shenyang J-31 5th Generation fighters in lieu of the F-35 Lightning II aircraft.

Jul 19, 2019, 15:33 PM IST

Russia offers Sukhoi Su-35 to Turkey after US stops sale of F-35 Lightning II

The Sukhoi Su-35 is a multi-purpose, super-manoeuvrable fighter. Russian defence experts claim the Su-35 outscores all the 4 and 4+ Generation fighters currently flying and even incorporates several 5th Generation characteristics. Turkey's pro-government newspaper Yeni Safak had in early June 2019 reported that the country may opt for either Su-57 or Shenyang J-31, both 5th Generation jets, if the USA decided against the F-35 deal.

Jul 18, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

India to get Russian S-400 Triumf air defence missiles by April 2023

The S-400 Triumf missile system is the fourth generation of long-range Russian Surface-to-Air-Missiles (SAMs) and capable of tracking targets 600 kilometres aways and targeting them at a range of 400 kms. The S-400 can engage targets independently as well as after receiving data from other radars.

Jul 18, 2019, 14:03 PM IST

US officially kicks Turkey out of F-35 Lightning II programme over Russian S-400 Triumf missile deal

The US has maintained that the S-400 Triumf missiles and F-35 cannot be based in close proximity as the Russian system will be able to map the unique stealth characteristics of the 5th Generation stealth jet. "Turkey cannot field a Russian intelligence collection platform in proximity to where the F-35 program makes repairs and houses F-35s," the US Department of Defense said.

Jul 18, 2019, 10:36 AM IST

Russian Sukhoi Su-24M fighters destroy 30 'enemy targets' during wargame

According to Russia's Southern Military District press office, the Su-24M fighters were scrambled on Wednesday to thwart an attack by the enemy in the Volgograd region during a military exercise. As part of the wargame, the Russian forces are also using the S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems, which has been bought by India too.

Jun 20, 2019, 16:19 PM IST

Russia destroys S-400 missiles meant for China following storm, to provide replacements

While two ships carrying a regimental set of the S-400 systems was received by China in April, one ship was hit by a strong storm in January 2018. 

Feb 19, 2019, 10:40 AM IST

Getting US waiver on S-400 Triumf missile defense system won't be easy for India: Experts

Under the CAATSA, India is subject to sanctions now that it has entered into an agreement with Russia to purchase S-400 Triumf missile defense system.


Oct 07, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

India set to get S-400 Triumf air defence missiles, deal with Russia may be inked by 2018-end

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharam, too, had in July 2018 said that India will go ahead with the S-400 missile deal with Russia despite reservations expressed by the United States of America.

Aug 23, 2018, 12:16 PM IST

US may give waiver to India to buy S-400 Triumf air defence systems from Russia

CAATSA waiver though general in nature is intended at preventing US sanctions on India, which is planning to buy five S-400 Triumf air defence systems for around USD 4.5 billion from Russia. 

Jul 25, 2018, 16:24 PM IST