Russia will begin providing air defense systems S-400 to India by the end of this year.
The deputy CEO of the anti-aircraft defense system manufacturer Almaz-Antey told the media that at the moment personnel training is underway.
“I can confirm that by the end of this year we will begin supplies in accordance with the timetable and contractual obligations of the Russian side,” deputy CEO Vyacheslav Dzirkaln said.
Currently, Indian military personnel is being trained using the S-400.
“As far as instruction is concerned, we are through with training the first group of specialists. Another one is being instructed. I would prefer not to mention the number of trainees. The results shown by the Indian specialists trained in the first group were rather high,” Dzirkaln stressed.
The Russian S-400 system is one of the most advanced anti-aircraft systems in the world with a proven track record in West Asia.