India-Russia Defence Deal Current Affairs, GK & News

Inauguration of Brahmos Missile Manufacturing Unit

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurated the Brahmos Aerospace Cruise Missile Manufacturing Unit in Lucknow, on December 26, 2021. Highlights On the occasion, defence minister reiterated that Russia was India’s strategic partner. He also supported the nuclear and other military deterrents of India to prevent external threats in India. According to him, inauguration of the BrahMos Missile ..

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Defence Acquisition Council approves AK-203 deal with Russia

The Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has granted permission for mass production of AK-203 rifles, providing fire power to the standard weapon profile of armed forces. DAC has also approved an independent satellite for Indian Air Force (IAF). Key Points This decision was taken ahead of scheduled visit of Russian President Vladimir Putin to India beginning. His ..

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S-400 Triumf long-range air defence system- Key Facts

Russia recently started supplying S-400 Triumf air defence system to India, giving a major boost to Indian defence capabilities. Highlights These defence systems will boost India’s capabilities to take out cruise missiles and enemy fighter aircraft at long range. The announcement that Russia started supplying S-400 systems to India, was made during Dubai Air Show. ..

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Russia starts delivery of S-400 missile systems to India

Russia has started the delivery of S-400 missile system to India, in a bid to boost India’s air-defence capabilities. Highlights Russia started the delivery for deployment on schedule in 2021. India bought this system for US$ 5 billion in 2018. This deal between India and Russia became contentious amid a threat of sanctions from the ..

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