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Turkey to test Russian S-400 systems despite US pressure: Reports

Turkey's purchase of the S-400s has been a major factor souring relations with the United States, which says the system is not compatible with NATO defences and poses a threat to Lockheed Martin`s F-35 stealth fighter jets.

Nov 26, 2019, 10:19 AM IST

Moscow, New Delhi in talks over S-400 missiles production in India: Rostec CEO

New Delhi had signed a USD 5.43 billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400s during the 19th India-Russia Annual Bilateral Summit in New Delhi on October 5, 2018, last year, which Washington had indicated may trigger Countering America`s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA) sanctions.

Sep 16, 2019, 06:44 AM IST

S-400 Triumf missile systems will be delivered to India within 18-19 months: Russia

The S-400 missile system is the fourth generation of long-range Russian Surface-to-Air-Missiles (SAMs) and it is capable of engaging targets independently as well as after receiving data from other radars.

Sep 08, 2019, 19:40 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

Russia test-fires new anti-ballistic missile

The Russian Defence Ministry tweeted a 1.56-minute-long video showing four heavy-duty vehicles moving towards the test site with a massive canister. The anti-ballistic missile was apparently inside the canister which was lowered into an underground silo and then the system was test-fired.    

Jul 02, 2019, 14:49 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

PM Narendra Modi to host Vladimir Putin on Saturday: Defence deals, Russia-Pakistan military ties, terrorism on agenda

India is likely to reaffirm its concerns over growing Russia-Pakistan military ties when Prime Minister Narendra Modi holds talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

Oct 14, 2016, 22:51 PM IST