Speed up delivery of S-400 missiles,India to tell Russia

News:India wants Russia to speed up the delivery schedule of the advanced S-400 Triumf surface-to-air missile systems. Facts: About S-400: India had signed a $5 billion deal with Russia for the purchase of five S-400 systems during the 19th India-Russia Annual Bilateral Summit in 2018. S-400 Triumf Missile System is a mobile, surface-to-air missile system… Continue reading Speed up delivery of S-400 missiles,India to tell Russia

After India-Russia missile deal, U.S. warns allies of sanctions risk

News:United States has warned allies to forgo transactions with Russia as this may risk triggering sanctions under CAATSA act. Facts: Background: India and Russia have concluded the deal for five S-400 ‘Triumf’ missile systems. However,the U.S. has warned that the deal would invoke sanctions under the Countering America’s Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). About Countering… Continue reading After India-Russia missile deal, U.S. warns allies of sanctions risk

India, Russia seek to skirt US sanctions threat to arms deals

Russia and India have agreed on a new mechanism which will allow payments for multi-billion dollar defence deals to be made using their own national currencies. This mechanism was established after Indian banks with exposure to the US had suspended payments and instalments to Russia to avoid the threat of punitive sanctions under Countering America’s… Continue reading India, Russia seek to skirt US sanctions threat to arms deals

US cautions India over S-400 deal with Russia, cites strategic partnership choices

The US administration has been persuading India to cancel the Russian S-400 missile defence system. The US has raised a range of concerns over the deal such as systems interoperability to long-term worries over strategic partnership choices. US officials have also indicated that the US is ready to sell India platforms such as its Terminal… Continue reading US cautions India over S-400 deal with Russia, cites strategic partnership choices

US may offer F-35 fighter if India scraps S-400 deal

The US could offer India the fifth-generation F-35 fighter jet if India cancels the S-400 air defence system deal with Russia.The US has increased pressure on India over the S-400 deal that was signed in October,2018. US official had said that India should not assume that it will get a waiver from U.S. sanctions if… Continue reading US may offer F-35 fighter if India scraps S-400 deal