Follow Us:
Friday, February 28, 2020


S-400 NEWS

Turkey says it bought Russian S-400s to use them, not put them aside

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.

'Everything is going as per plan': Putin on delivery of S-400 missiles to India

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.

India acquiring S-400 missile defence system from Russia 'problem' for US: PACOM commander

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.

Turkey's Erdogan says S-400 systems will be delivered within 10 days: reports

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.

Why US opposes Russia's S-400 deal with India, Turkey

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.

S-400 missile deal: 'Can't wish away defence ties with Russia'

June 25, 2019 7:35 pm

"We have a longstanding defence relationship with Russia which we cannot wish away," a source said.

India's buying of S-400 from Russia will have serious implications on defence ties: US

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.

Turkey's tense US ties put its currency under pressure

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.

Turkey denies scrapping Russia S-400 missile deal after US pressure

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.

Turkey says S-400 purchase from Russia a 'done deal,' cannot be cancelled

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.