Air defence

Three Syrian soldiers killed, seven wounded in Israeli attack

Israel says it is determined to prevent its arch-foe Iran from entrenching itself militarily in Syria, where Tehran backs President Bashar al-Assad in the country's eight-year war.

published on : 2nd June 2019

Post-Balakot strike, India to move air defence units closer to Pakistan border to thwart aerial threats

The air defence assets of the Indian Army include the indigenous Akash air defence missile systems along with the Russian Kvadrat and other old legacy systems.

published on : 14th May 2019

US working with India to provide alternative to Russian missiles: Pentagon

India inked an agreement with Russia in October last year to procure a batch of the missile systems at a cost of Rs 40,000 crore.

published on : 28th March 2019

NSA along with Army, IAF chiefs review security on border; air defence systems put on high alert

Meanwhile, the Indian Air Force has put a high alert on all air defence systems along the international border and Line of Control.

published on : 26th February 2019

Russia, India to sign deal on S-400 air defence systems this week: Kremlin 

Moscow has been negotiating to sell the S-400 long-range surface-to-air missiles to India for months.

published on : 3rd October 2018

India won't back out of buying Russian Air Defence System S-400s: Pankaj Saran

The buying of the long-range missile system has come under a cloud amid warnings from Washington of possible sanctions and that it could adversely affect the transfer of US military technology to Indi

published on : 8th June 2018

India, Russia likely to sign a contract on sale of Russian S-400 air defence system

The deals were announced following talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the BRICS Summit held in Goa last year.

published on : 12th December 2017