Russia launches S-400 production for India, delivery to begin by 2025

Russia launches S-400 production for India, delivery to begin by 2025
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Russia has launched production of S-400 missile defense systems for India and the contract on their delivery will be fulfilled by 2025, CEO of Russia's state hi-tech corporation Rostec Sergei Chemezov told Dubai Airshow 2019, APA reports citing TASS.

"The advance payment has been made. I don’t want to specify an exact figure, but there is an advance payment. We have launched production and the work is underway, and everything will be implemented as scheduled. The contract will be fulfilled by 2025," Chemezov said.

New Delhi announced its plans to purchase Russia’s S-400 missile systems back in 2015. The $5.43 bln contract on the S-400 supplies was signed during Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to India last year.

The 16th international aerospace exhibition Dubai Airshow 2019 runs from November 17 until November 21 in Dubai. The Russian exposition with a total area of 750 square meters is organized by arms exporter Rosoboronexport, which is part of Rostec corporation. In addition to Rostec and Rosoboronexport stands, eight leading Russian holding companies producing Air Force, Air Defense and electronic warfare equipment will showcase their products, including United Aircraft Corporation (UAC), Russian Helicopters, United Engine Corporation (UEC), NPO High-Precision Systems, Almaz-Antey Concern, Shvabe and others.


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