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India to buy S-400 missiles from Russia

21 Oct 2016

India has signed a deal with Russia to buy S-400 missile systems, which are considered a game-changer in countering airborne threats. 


Russia also agreed to sell Kamov 226T helicopters and four Krivak class stealth frigates to India.  


Prime Minister Modi said: “The agreements on manufacturing of Kamov 226T helicopters, construction of frigates and acquisition and building of other defence platforms are in synergy with India’s technology and security priorities. They also help us achieve the objectives of Make in India.”


President Vladimir Putin stated that Russia’s has a “stable” approach to strengthening ties with India and further mentioned that his government will ensure continous energy cooperation with India to support the growing Indian economy. 


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