Russia has started the production of S-400 missile defence systems for India and the delivery of the much-anticipated missiles systems is expected to be completed by 2025. This was confirmed by CEO of Rostec Sergei Chemezov told Dubai Airshow 2019.
“The advance payment has been made. I don’t want to specify an exact figure, but there is an advance payment. We have launched production and the work is underway, and everything will be implemented as scheduled. The contract will be fulfilled by 2025,” Chemezov said.
“When it comes to S-400 deliveries, everything goes according to plan,” President Putin had stated on the sidelines of the recently concluded BRICS Summit. “Indian colleague (PM Narendra Modi) did not ask to speed up anything, as everything goes well,” Putin was quoted as saying.
The US has severely opposed the S-400 deal with Russia with the Trump administration threatening to force sanctions on the states that are acquiring weapons and military hardware from Russia. Read More