DAC gives nod to purchase of Russian S-400 Air Defence Missile Systems

17lead5Defence Acquisition Council (DAC) has cleared the purchase of Russian advance S-400 Trium Air Defence Missile Systems at an estimated cost of 40,000 crore rupees.

Decision in this regard was taken by DAC meeting chaired by Union Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar in New Delhi. DAC approval for defence deal comes ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Russia later in December 2015.

India would buy 5 units of the S-400 Trium air defence missile systems that are capable of destroying incoming hostile missiles, aircraft and even drones within a range of up to 400 km. Read More

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