November 16, 2019 4:53 pm
A top aide to Erdogan said on Friday that Turkish and US officials had begun working as part of a joint mechanism aiming to evaluate the impact of the S-400s on the F-35s.
November 15, 2019 9:03 pm
India announced its intention to acquire S-400 'Triumf' surface-to-air missile systems in 2015. The contract worth USD 5.43 billion was signed during the visit of President Putin to India last year.
July 20, 2019 5:03 pm
India inked an agreement with Russia last October to procure a batch of the S-400 missile systems at a cost of Rs 40,000 crore.
July 01, 2019 11:28 am
Turkey and the United States, NATO allies, have been at odds over Ankara's decision to purchase the S-400s, with Washington warning of US sanctions if the delivery took place. Turkey has dismissed the warnings, saying it would not back down.
June 29, 2019 5:15 pm
Before meeting Trump, Erdogan held talks with Russian President Vladimir Putin and reiterated his stand on the S-400 deal, saying that there were no setbacks in it, adding that "eyes are on the delivery process", expected in the first half of July.
June 25, 2019 7:35 pm
"We have a longstanding defence relationship with Russia which we cannot wish away," a source said.
May 31, 2019 12:01 pm
India has been diversifying its weapons supply over the years. The US estimates that probably 60 to 70 per cent of its hardware is of Soviet/Russia origin.
May 30, 2019 3:10 pm
Washington is concerned about Turkey's decision to buy Russian S-400 surface-to-air missile batteries, which are not compatible with NATO defences. It has offered US Patriot missiles instead, with an early June deadline for Ankara to decide. The S-400s are due to be delivered in July.
May 11, 2019 6:39 pm
Turkey has been under pressure from the United States to walk away from a deal with Russia to buy its S-400 air defense system. The US fears that the deal could undermine the NATO military alliance.
April 05, 2019 9:06 am
The United States and Turkey have been at loggerheads over Ankara's decision to purchase the S-400s, which are not compatible with NATO systems. Washington has warned that going forward with the deal could result in US sanctions.