Update: August 24, 2021 02:46 STI
By Sahil Pandey
Moscow [Russia], Aug 24 (ANI): Deputy Director General of the Almaz-Antey Air and Space Defense Company Vyacheslav Dzirkaln said on Monday that Russia would start delivering the S-400 surface-to-air missile defense (SAM) system d ‘by the end of the year. 2021.
“I can confirm that we will deliver [the S-400 system to India] by the end of 2021, in accordance with the schedule and contractual obligations of the Russian side, âsaid Dzirkaln during an interaction at the International Military-Technical Forumâ ARMY-2021 â.
He also said that at present, training of Indian military personnel is underway for the use of the S-400.
âAs for the training, the first group of Indian specialists have completed the training. The second group is in formation. I would not speak of the number of people, but it is a sufficient number for the Indian armed forces to use our equipment effectively. I would like to say that the results posted by the first group of Indian specialists after the training were very high. I would like to note the [high] level of training of Indian specialists, âsaid Deputy Director General.
In October 2018, India had signed a $ 5.43 billion deal with Russia for five S-400 regiments. (ANI)