S-400 Missile Defence System Current Affairs, GK & News
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. ..
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 ..
On January 17, 2020, Russia announced that the production of S-400 air defence missile system for India has begun. The missiles are to be delivered by 2025. Russia also announced that the foreign Ministerial meet of Russia, India and China is to be held in March 2020. Highlights: Missiles The upgraded version of the S-400 ..
Category: International Current Affairs
On December 9, 2019, the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute published a report according to which arms sales rose by 5% through out the world in 2018. Key findings of the report The report said that the turn over of 100 biggest arms manufacturers came to 420 billion USD. Amongst arms manufacturers, US manufacturers accounted ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Donald Trump, President of United States of America has announced that US would not sell F-35 fighter jets to Turkey, a major NATO ally after Ankara purchased S-400 missile defence system from sanctions-hit Russia. Key Highlights Turkey, a member of North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) is denied purchase of F-35 fighter jets after it received ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2019