India nears Russian S-400 Triumf air defense system purchase

India's Defense Acquisitions Council (DAC) has given its final approval for the purchase of the Russian-made S-400 Triumf air defense missile system. The deal gained preliminary approval from the DAC in 2016.

India nears Russian S 400 Triumf air defense system purchase
S-400 Triumf air defense system (Picture source: Russian MoD)

The S-400 deal will now go to India's Ministry of Finance for clearance. After, the sale will need approval from the Cabinet Committee on Security. India could purchase five S-400 systems at a cost of around $5.5 billion.

The S-400 Triumf is a long range surface-to-air missile systems produced by Almaz-Antey. The S-400 entered service with the Russian Armed Forces on April 28, 2007, replacing the S-300 air defense system


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