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  • S-400 Solution for F-35
    S-400 Solution for F-35 20 April 2020
    Turkey procured S-400 Triumf (NATO code: SA-21 Growler) air defence system from Russia and then, the future of F-35 Lightning II has become a conundrum future for the Turkish Air Force. Turkish Armed Forces acquired an S-400 system in line of the requirement for the high altitude air defence system. Then, the Washington administration stopped the F-35 deliveries and suspended the presence of Turkey in the program with these missile systems pose a threat to critical te...
  • S-400 Hits Hypersonic Targets
    S-400 Hits Hypersonic Targets 29 March 2020
    Russia used its S-400 Triumf (NATO reporting name: SA-21 Growler) against a hypersonic missile during the drills in Eastern Siberia.  “During the live-fire exercise, over a dozen targets simulated by Armavir target missiles and Favorit smart hypersonic [target] missiles were destroyed. All the targets were hit,” the press office said in a statement. S-400 Triumf is the latest long-and medium-range surface-to-air missile system that went into service in 200...
  • Demir: S-400 to be operated in Turkey without Russian personnel 17 November 2019
    President of the Defence Industry, Ismail Demir said that no Russian personnel would operate the S-400 missile defence systems after they enter service in Turkey. Speaking at a television interview, Demir said, "Turkish specialists are continuing their training in Russia. We have reiterated more than once that there will be no Russian personnel [to operate the S-400]," he said adding that Turkey had no plans to put aside the S-400 missile defence systems having purchased them from R...
  • Russia Deployed S-400 to Serbia
    Russia Deployed S-400 to Serbia 28 October 2019
    Russian Ministry of Defence announced that Russian Army S-400 and Pantsir-S air-defence systems are deployed to Serbia, to took part in the bilateral Slavic Shield 2019 air-defence exercises. As part of the exercise, the Russian S-400 division and the Pantsir-S battery will be deployed on the territory of a Serbian air base and will be part of the joint Russian-Serbian mixed group of air defence forces. Russian-Serbian air defence exercise "Slavic shield-2019" is...
  • S-400 to be Delivered in 2020
    S-400 to be Delivered in 2020 28 June 2019
    Russia's S-400 Triumf missile defence systems will be delivered to India after 2020, the Federal Service for Military-Technical Cooperation said. Russia and India earlier signed a contract on delivering S-400 Triumf missile defence systems worth $5.43 bln. The United States threatened India with sanctions over purchasing Russian military equipment. "The deliveries of S-400 Triumf missile systems to India are planned to start after 2020, in accordance with the agreement with our partn...
  • S-400 Missiles to be Tested
    S-400 Missiles to be Tested 5 June 2019
      TASS reports that China will test-fire its S-400 air defence missile system in the first ten days of this month. Two missiles are to be fired, against ballistic and flying targets. China became the first foreign buyer of Russia’s S-400 ‘Triumf’ surface-to-air missile systems.    Russia dispatched the first regiment set of S-400 air defence missile systems to China in late December 2017 aboard three ships; one of the ships was hi...
  • India Signs Over $3 Billion Deal with Russia for Nuclear Submarine
    India Signs Over $3 Billion Deal with Russia for Nuclear Submarine 9 March 2019
    India has for the third time signed an agreement to lease a Russian Akula-class nuclear-powered attack submarine according to Times of India. New nuclear-powered attack submarine (SSN), will be available by 2025, after a comprehensive refurbishment at a Russian shipyard. The agreement will be realised despite the threat of US financial sanctions looming over the earlier $5.4 billion contract inked for Russian S-400 Triumf missile systems in October last year. This submarine will rep...
  • S-400s to Arrive in Two Years
    S-400s to Arrive in Two Years 22 October 2018
    Recently, a new statement came from Russia, which signed an agreement with India to supply an S-400 air defense system which costs 5.2 billion USD. According to the statement, the first S-400 systems will be delivered to India within two years. The statement came from Dmitry Shugaev, who head of Russia’s Federal Service for Military Technical Cooperation.   The deal, which was recently signed by Russian President Vladimir Putin during his visit to India, is one ...
  • China to Test Fire Russian S-400 Systems For First Time Very Soon
    China to Test Fire Russian S-400 Systems For First Time Very Soon 27 July 2018
    China plans to carry out the first-time test firing of Russia’s S-400 Triumf missile defence systems in the end of July or in early August, a military and diplomatic source told TASS. "It is planned that in late July-early August the unit of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, which underwent training in Russia, will carry out the firing against a simulated ballistic target at a Chinese firing ground," the source said. China received the first batch...
  • China received first batch of S-400 missile systems
    China received first batch of S-400 missile systems 26 July 2018
    China has received the first batch of Russian-made S-400 Triumf missile systems, a military diplomatic source told TASS on Thursday. "Last week, an acceptance certificate was signed for the first batch of S-400 systems that was delivered from Russia by sea in May 2018. The systems passed over to China’s ownership once the documents was signed," the source said. Russia signed contract with Chine to sell S-400 systems in November 2014. China became the first ...
  • DOD opposes removing Turkey from F-35 programme, citing supply chain disruption
    DOD opposes removing Turkey from F-35 programme, citing supply chain disruption 21 July 2018
    US Secretary of Defence James Mattis sent a letter to US Representative Mac Thornberry, chairman of the Armed Services Committee. Mattis acknowledged concerns about the Turkish government but opposed US lawmakers’ efforts to remove the country from the F-35 Lightning II programme, saying the loss of the nation from the supply chain would delay delivery of some aircraft for up to two years. US top lawmakers objected Turkey receiving the Lockheed Martin F-35 stealth fighter as t...
  • 40N6 Missiles Might Enter Service Soon
    40N6 Missiles Might Enter Service Soon 9 April 2018
    The trials of new 40N6 surface-to-air missiles for Russia’s S-400 Triumf air defence system have entered the final stage and are expected to be handed over to Russian armed forces for a test operation in summer. The launch trials of 40N6 were held in February and the missile received only minor design changes. Another series of trials are scheduled in April-May after which the final decision on serial production is expected. 40N6 mi...
  • S-400 Negotiations Locked
    S-400 Negotiations Locked 23 January 2018
    Ongoing negotiations between India and Russia have failed. At a tender which cost of five billion US dollars, India wanted to supply five S-400 Triumf (SA-21 Growler). The negotiations between the Indian Defense Ministry, Rosoboronexport and Almaz-Antey have been reported to have failed due to disagreement on price, training and service support and technology transfer issues.
  • S-400 Deliveries to China Commenced
    S-400 Deliveries to China Commenced 18 January 2018
    Moscow has begun the delivery of the S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems to China under the 2014 contract, a source close to the Russian system of military cooperation told TASS on Thursday. "The implementation of the contract has begun, the first shipment has been sent to China," the source said. According to the source, the shipment includes a control station, a radar station, energy and support equipment, spare parts, various tools and other elements of the S-400 system...
  • 51st Issue Exhibition News
    51st Issue Exhibition News 1 June 2017
    TAI, Dazzled with its Objectives Striking Moves by ROKETSAN Simulation Days in HAVELSAN ASELSAN Sets Record after Record İşbir, Silently Moving Forward Giant Steps by FNSS Nurol; Vehicle and Deal Combined OTOKAR Points Out the Tank BMC Takes Firm Steps Forward “Hybrid” Contribution by Katmerciler New Strategy by TÜMOSAN MKEK Keeps an Eye on Yavuz National Mi...
  • New Gen Triumf: "Prometheus"
    New Gen Triumf: "Prometheus" 20 February 2017
    Russia announced the next generation S-500 'Prometey' (Prometheus) air defense system prototype's launch date as 2020. Designed by Almaz Antei Design Bureau and based on S-400 Triumf air defence systems, S-500 anti-aircraft and anti-ballistic missiles will have a range of 600 kilometers. Prometey will also be able to intercept simultaneously up to ten ballistic and hypersonic missiles traveling at a speed of up to&nb...
  • Russian Missiles To Protect China
    Russian Missiles To Protect China 17 February 2017
    Russian state-owned defence company Rostec revealed at the Aero India 2017 international exhibition in Bengaluru that S-400 Triumf slated for China are currently in production phase. China has ordered three S-400 regiments, which corresponds to six divisions consisting of eight launchers and 112 missiles. Russian company also stated that the deliveries might begin in 2018 at the earliest.  S-400 Triumf is an advanced anti-aircra...
  • Missile Army Exercise
    Missile Army Exercise 14 February 2017
    The Russian Baltic Fleet tested the S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system on February 7th with an exercise regulating the operation. The drill scenerio included S-400 Triumf anti-aircraft missile system to destroy its targets, identified by the radar system at the Baltic Fleet's borders. 30 flying targets were destroyed during the exercise in which large-scale missile and air strikes were conceptualised.
  • New S-400s Deployed in Moscow
    New S-400s Deployed in Moscow 12 January 2017
    Russian Ministry of Defence announced on 11 January that four S-400 Triumf missile systems entered Russia’s Aerospace Forces service in 2017. The new missile systems were deployed in the Moscow Region. The ministry revealed that four more systems will put in combat duty within this year. S-400 Triumf is an advanced anti-aircraft weapon system developed by Russia's Almaz Central Design Bureau. 
  • India goes for S-400 20 December 2015
    India has decided to buy the Russian S-400 Triumf air-defence missile according to Indian Express for almost  $4.8 billion for five units. The S-400 missile, developed by Russian Almaz-Antey, will enhance IAF’s long-range air defence capabilities to 400-km. The system has been deployed by Russia in Syria.