The US has opposed the defense deal between Russia and India. The US has threatened sanctions against India over the S-400 deal with Russia.
New Delhi: Russia will start Delivery of S-400 missile system to India this year amid growing threat from China. This has been confirmed by the Chief of the Indian Air Force (IAF).
Meanwhile, Russian officials have said the deal is on its scheduled track. However, the US has opposed the defense deal between Russia and India. The US has threatened sanctions against India over the S-400 deal with Russia.
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In such a situation, the biggest challenge before India’s foreign policy will be to maintain its cordial relations with the US along with the S-400 deal with Russia.
National security a priority for India
India has repeatedly raised its security concerns with the United States. India had recently cited its security concerns during the visit of US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin. He stressed that now the internal and external situation of India is not the same as before.
India is a major ally and strategic partner of the United States of America (US). As far as US sanctions are concerned, there are two divisions among US politicians. One is in favor of India and the other against India. The scale of US cooperation with India is enormous. This is a better situation for Indian diplomacy.
India should make it clear that we are a sovereign and democratic nation. We are also free to meet our security obligations. No other country should interfere in this.
After the formation of QUAD and AUKUS, the attitude of USA has changed. America knows that India is facing a major strategic challenge from China and Pakistan. In such a situation, it should be expected that the US will not react sharply to the S-400 deal with Russia.
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Russia’s S-400 missile is better than USA’s Thad
The S-400 missile defense system is considered the most dangerous weapon of its class in the world. The S-400 is fully capable of thwarting enemy air and missile attacks. This missile system can destroy aircraft, cruise missiles and even nuclear missiles up to 400 km away.
Its full name is S-400 Triumph. It is known as SA-21 Groller in NATO countries. This missile system developed by Russia is capable of surface-to-air strikes.
The induction of the S-400 missile force increases the security of any country’s borders and reduces the risk of attack. This system detects any possible air attack in advance.
The S-400 missile system is equipped with state-of-the-art radar. Its state-of-the-art radar can see the target up to a distance of 600 km. Due to being connected to the satellite, the necessary signals and information are available immediately.
The S-400 missile system is equipped with state-of-the-art radar. It can see the target up to a distance of 600 km. Due to being connected to the satellite, the necessary signals and information are available immediately.
Its state-of-the-art radars send signals to their control commands as soon as they detect the enemy. It contains all the necessary information including the distance of the target, its speed. After this the command control is given to launch the missile.
Its launcher can launch 48N6 series missiles. It is considered better than the US THAAD (Terminal High Altitude Area Defense) system.
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The S-400 missile system can simultaneously hit 36 targets. It can be deployed in under five minutes. One of its great features is its easy carrying and deployment.
this is missiles With four different ranges. The 40N6E and 48N6 missiles can hit the enemy at a range of about 400 and 250 km respectively, while the 9M96E2 and 9M96E missiles can hit the enemy at a range of 120 and 40 km respectively.
First published:October 6, 2021, 4:58 PM